NEW! Diaconal Formation Grants
The Fund for the Diaconate announces a new grant for eligible postulants and candidates in formation for the diaconate. The Diaconal Formation Grant will provide up to $1,500 each year for expenses directly related to participation in a diaconal formation program. Full details and application on their website.
Diocesan Videos & Publications
Formation Programs, by Diocese & Province
Competency-Based Approach to Formation, by Diocese
Florida Deacon School
Latino Deacons School: Voices and Opportunities
Sept. 2020, by the Rev. Yoimel González Hernández, Dean of Latino Deacons’ School; Assoc. Rector of St. Alban’s, Diocese of Washington. Read.
Lutheran Diaconate, ELCA
Competencies for Deacons, Association for Episcopal Deacons. Download.
The Iona Report: The Diaconate in the Anglican Church of Canada. Download.
Steps Toward Ordination, Diocese of El Camino Real, 2014. Download.
Guidelines for assessing diaconal competence with a portfolio - pg 41-42
CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION
CPE Alternatives in Deacon Formation
From the 2009 Archdeacon/Deacon Directors' Conference
FEES & EXPENSES
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Watch videos of deacons discussing their call and ministry.