Deacon Ministry: Helpful books
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Books are listed by workshop topic and may relate to more than one workshop.
The Art of Listening
Beyond Casseroles: Offering Support Creatively
Other resourcesMargaret Cooke with Elizabeth Putman—Ways You Can Help. New York: Warner Books, 1996.
Donna Pinsoneault—Attracting & Managing Volunteers. Linguori, MO: Linguori Publications, 2001.
Deacons and Pastors: The Pastoral Care Team
Other resourcesMarlene Wilson—How to Mobilize Church Volunteers. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1983.
Deacon Spirituality and Commitment
Offering Support During Grief and Loss
Other resourcesJames E. Miller—How Can I Help?/What Will Help Me?Fort Wayne, IN: Willowgreen, 1994.
Wengerd, Sara—A Healing Grief: Walking with Your Friend Through Loss. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 2002.
Answering the Call
Suzanne G. Farnham, et al.—Listening Hearts: Discerning Call in Community. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 2002.
Michael J. Himes—Doing the Truth in Love: Conversations about God, Relationships, and Service. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1995.