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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05 May

But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised, as he...

28 Apr

"They took the master from the tomb.  We don’t know where they’ve put him!” John 20:2, 13b, 15b Mary worried when Jesus went missing.  She asked...

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...
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