We Are The LDA

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Mission

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.

Vision

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

lda news

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Thank you for your support!

Thank you to friends of the LDA for your continued support during the annual Phonathon. We will soon be in touch by mail with those of you who we didn’t...

Shop for your LDA Gear!

We are excited to announce that you can buy LDA gear through our Land's End online store!  There are hundreds styles, colors and items to choose from--all of...

Our Blog

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27 Aug

Patient Trust Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to...

20 Aug

People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them, and the disciples spoke sternly to them. But when Jesus saw this, he was...

30 Jul

Since we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race...
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