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.

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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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21 Apr

While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. Jesus said, “What are you discussing with each other while you walk...

14 Apr

For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given...

07 Apr

During 2022, DeacPost will occasionally feature a devotion written for the 1999 LDA Publication: "Celebrating Servants" God's People at Work". This devotion...
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