Deacon Ministry


Deacon Insights offer brief inspiring thoughts on care-giving.





Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Renewal

Welcome and hospitality

Other resources

End-of-life decision making

One of the most thoughtful things that can be done as a part of end-of-life planning is to provide notes for your memorial service or funeral. This example can be downloaded and modified to meet your congregation’s needs.

Helpful books

Click the book covers for more information or to order from Brethren Press.

Deacon Spirituality and Commitment

Celebration of Discipline An Altar in the World

Offering Support During Grief and Loss

James 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.

Congregational Peacemaking

Caring like Jesus