Preparing and supporting the whole people of God in Christ's call to serve.

As the LDA:

  1. We form, send, and nurture communities of deaconesses and deacons in a Lutheran context to serve in all walks of life.
  2. We value ecumenism in our Christian call to serve.
  3. We energize people to serve among and advocate for all affected by brokenness; and seek to restore wholeness for all creation.


Following Christ, people of God serve those across the street and around the world.

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LDA Centennial Banquet

You're invited to the LDA Centennial Banquet on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Harre Union Ballroom at Valparaiso University!

Celebrate 100 Years of Service at our Centennial Banquet!

Please join us for the Centennial Banquet on Friday, November 8, 2019. To purchase tickets, click on the "Buy Banquet Tickets" button above or call...

Weekly Worship–In person or Livestream

Wednesday morning worship has resumed!  All are welcome.  Join us at 7AM Central  each Wednesday for worship, stay for breakfast and conversation--and still...

Aug 21, 2019

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17 Oct

Is any among you sick? They should call the elders of the church and have them pray over them. … The prayer of faith will save the sick... James 5:14-15...

10 Oct

Whenever you enter a town and its people welcome you...cure the sick who are there, and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you'. Luke 10:8-9...

03 Oct

This cross standing before me has a history. The image is not unfamiliar -- a Chi Rho cross, a basin on one arm to represent the image of foot washing. ...
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