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Twenty-five Years Plus Two
Download Open Space notes from the 2013 Archdeacons and Formation Directors Conference, "Twenty-five Years Plus Two", by clicking here.
Read plain text versions of all the issues of our Domestic Poverty newsletter, "Seeking and Serving"
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Deacon's Cross Artwork
Now available for download, the deacon's cross artwork in red or black. Just select your color and format and off you go, creating wonderful diaconal materials for print and web!
Canon D. Michael Jackson, a deacon in the Diocese of Qu'Appelle, Anglican Church of Canada, has written an expansive look at the diaconate including its history, revival, current issues, formation and liturgical role. Download the full report.
Have a story to tell? We'd love to hear from you!
Do you have diaconal ministry experiences to share? Consider writing it down. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kindling Conference - A Blog Report
Tom Lutes, an AED board member, recently attended Kindling, an Episcopal conference for leaders in ministry with Young Adults and Campus Ministry. Kindling's goal is to better equip participants to engage young adults where they live, work, and study, preparing them for leadership in the church. Read Tom's blog about his experience.
SAVE THE DATE!
2015 Archdeacon & Deacon Director's Annual Conference
Thursday March 19 - Sunday, March 22, 2015
How will what we are doing here affect or involve people living in poverty? -- The Deacons’ Resolved
At the 2012 General Convention of The Episcopal Church AED sponsored the following resolution B008 –
Resolved that the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church call upon its members to begin every meeting in calendar year 2013, whether at the parish, diocesan or church-wide level and no matter what the purpose, with this agenda item: "How will what we are doing here affect or involve people living in poverty?" Continue reading . . .
The theme of AED’s presence at the 2012 General Convention of The Episcopal Church was “Looking Through a Diaconal Lens.” We illustrated this theme using View-Masters® with custom-made reels containing images that depict issues of poverty, hunger, natural disaster and gun violence. Learn more.
|Oct. 25, 2014||Diocese of New York Deacon's Conference|
|March 19-22, 2015||Archdeacon & Deacon Director's Conference, Holiday Inn Downtown Market Square, San Antonio, Texas (Details to come)|
|June 25-July 5, 2015||78th General Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah|
|October 21-27, 2015||Diakonia of the Americas and Caribbean (DOTAC), in Brazil|
|June 16-19, 2016||AED Triennial Assembly, Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center, Minnesota|
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