Concordia Deaconess Conference®

Concordia Deaconess Conference® (CDC) is a free association of consecrated deaconesses who hold membership in an LCMS congregation and subscribe to and live by the confessional position of the LCMS. Membership is contingent upon holding membership in no other deaconess conference or association.

The CDC was founded in 1980, the year the first synodical deaconess program opened at Concordia University Chicago.

Future CDC Conferences

2018 — Irvine, Calif.

2019 — Minneapolis, Minn.

What are the objectives of the CDC?

  1. To give all glory to God.
  2. To extend the Kingdom of God.
  3. To aid the Synod, specifically in upholding and promoting the deaconess ministry within the Synod.
  4. To provide opportunity for spiritual, personal, and professional growth and fellowship for those who are deaconesses in the LCMS.

Who are the officers of the CDC?

President: Deaconess Deborah Rockrohr

Vice-President: Deaconess Kim Bueltmann

Secretary: Deaconess Kimberly Bahr

Treasurer: Deaconess Barbara Hemme

Member-at-Large for Membership: Deaconess Jillene Houser

Member-at-Large for Spiritual Growth: Deaconess Sarah Longmire

Member-at-Large for Conference Logistics: Deaconess Deanna Cheadle

Spiritual Counselor: Pastor Kevin Loughran

Read more about the Concordia Deaconess Conference.


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