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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24 Sep

Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow, which was brought upon me...Lamentations 1:12 I find an...

17 Sep

"Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the...

10 Sep

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Romans 12:14  It's been another challenging week. Even before getting up one morning, I was...
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