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Welcome to OrthodoxDeacons.org!

Welcome to “Orthodox Deacons,” a group of men and women who care deeply about expanding the ministry of ordained deacons in the Orthodox Church.  Through this website we hope you will get involved in this rejuvenation by engaging. . .

 

in humble prayer . . .

* to discern God’s will regarding this ministry and the needs of the church

at this website . . .

*to read, sign and send to others the diaconate prayer calling for full rejuvenation
*to learn about the diaconate and share with others

in your community . . .

*to discuss respectfully your community needs with your priest, bishops and others
*to start an informal study or discussion group about this ministry
*to support those who are called by the Holy Spirit to enter diaconal programs
*to embrace ordained deacons with respect and love.

Your involvement while striving “to hear the word of God and do it,” can help rejuvenate the witness of the fullness of the ordained ministry, bringing new vigor and vitality to the Orthodox Church and the body of Christ in those places where this may be needed.