Deaconess Ministry Resources

In the Footsteps of Phoebe: A Complete History of the Deaconess Movement in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod documents the deaconess movement within the LCMS from its earliest days until now. Visit the blog to find ordering information.

85 Years of Deaconess History: Starting in Fort Wayne found in the April 2004 issue of For the Life of the World.

Mercy Works—a journal published by LCMS World Relief and Human Care for deaconesses and others interested in diakonal work.

Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) reports and statements:

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Lutherans Engage the World

Lutheran Engage the WorldEngaging the Church in the work of witness and mercy across the globe in our life together.

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The Lutheran Witness

The Lutheran WitnessInterpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

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Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House