Deaconess

KFUO Audio: Deaconesses, students discuss mercy trip to Peru

Deaconesses and deaconess students with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod discussed their recent mercy expedition to Peru with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates.

KFUO Audio: Deaconess Story and Formation

Deaconesses Amanda Van de Kamp and Deaconess Kristin Wassilak talked on Dec. 7 with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates about becoming and serving as deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Parents Are Real Sinners Too

Aside from God the Father Himself, every parent is a bad parent, but not for the reasons you may think.

Brings Princes to Nothing

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Seven Sisters

In Latin America, seven women have found that they are sisters in Christ, bound together by a common confession of faith in Jesus and humble service to those around them.

Bear One Another’s Burdens

In families, we see how precious it is not only to serve, but also to be served.

God Has Joined Together

Marriage is for everyone’s good.

Deaconess resources now available in Spanish

Spanish speakers can now learn about the deaconess vocation in their own language.

KFUO Audio: Interview about deaconess programs in Nigeria, Lithuania

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Grace Rao, director of LCMS Deaconess Ministry, about the deaconess programs in Nigeria and Lithuania.

ONM supports deaconess wellness through DOXOLOGY, Grace Place

Participants say they appreciate the DOXOLOGY for Deaconesses conference this October in Racine, Wis., and the Grace Place Wellness retreat for deaconesses last year in St. Louis.

Seven Sisters

In Latin America, seven women have found that they are sisters in Christ, bound together by a common confession of faith in Jesus and humble service to those around them.

10 Questions with Deaconess Sandra Rhein

Sandra Rhein uses her gifts as both a deaconess and church musician in a unique way: She works with Lutheran church bodies in places like Kenya and Ethiopia to create Christ-centered hymnals in the local language.

Deaconess Conference OKs way to support diaconal work

At their annual conference, members of Concordia Deaconess Conference (CDC) adopt a resolution to make offering envelopes available to support CDC’s work.

Conference OKs way to support diaconal work

At its annual conference in Winter Park, Fla., Concordia Deaconess Conference also elects new officers, including Jennifer M. Phillips of Monroeville, Ind., president.

10 Questions with Missionary Caitlin Worden

A student at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., Caitlin Worden, a 24-year-old from Watervliet, Mich., began serving as a deaconess intern — a Globally Engaged in Outreach (GEO) missionary for the LCMS — in Lima, Peru, in 2013. She has committed to two years of service. She works at a community center called Casa de Misericordia— Castillo Fuerte (Mighty Fortress—House of Mercy)

LCMS Eurasia mission team expands by two

This month, two LCMS deaconesses were commissioned in the mission field. Deaconesses Ashley Prothro and Elizabeth Ahlman were inducted into the ranks of the Concordia Deaconess College and are set to fulfill their calls in the Eurasia mission field.