ProfilesThere is really no “typical” diaconal minister. They are: young and old, women and men, urban and rural, gay/lesbian and straight, retired and employed.
Diaconal ministers are young and old, women and men, urban and rural, gay/lesbian and straight, retired and employed.
Diaconal Ministers are working in congregations, theological education, community ministry, youth ministry, church administration, women’s centres, intentional interim, university and prison chaplaincy, justice education and advocacy. Many give generously as volunteers.
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Profiles Commissioned 1994, Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario (Morden, MB) Program of Formation Western Field-Based Diaconal Ministry and Lay Professional Training Program (WFBDM) out of St. Stephen’s College, Edmonton Describe some of your...
Profiles Cathie Clement Formation My growth into diaconal ministry has been facilitated by learning through doing and participating in the community of others practicing diaconal ministries Describe some of your experiences of ministry. I work in a diaconal style...
Profiles Commissioned 1982, Toronto Conference Program of Formation Centre for Christian Studies What called you to Diaconal Ministry? I met diaconal ministry students in the final year of their program; they became important role models for me as advocates for...
Profiles Gaylene was commissioned in 1995 by All Native Circle Conference Program of Formation She studied for five years at the Francis Sandy Theological Centre (FSTC). What called you to Diaconal Ministry? Before attending FSTC, she became involved in the...
Profiles Adelyne was commissioned on June 19, 2005. Program of Formation Adelyne attended the Dr Jessie Saulteaux Centre for 5 1⁄2 years. She was settled at the Family Wellness Centre, located south of Hobbema, Alberta. What called you to Diaconal Ministry?...