February 3, 2017
VALLEY FORGE, PA (2/3/17)—American Baptists are invited to join American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) in various 2017 volunteer mission opportunities. Serve as the hands and feet of Christ in diverse communities across the United States, as we seek not only to rebuild physical structures destroyed by natural disasters but also to restore human lives impacted by tragedy. Licensed contractors are needed as well as both skilled and unskilled volunteers. Also provided...
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What is the diaconate and where is it going?
More than 25 years have passed since significant reflection on the nature of diaconal ministry within the Anglican Church of Canada took place at the national level. In the ensuing decades, a wide discrepancy in the practice and understanding of the diaconate across the country had developed.
The formation of the Task Force on the Diaconate by the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee in 2014 emerged from growing urgency to develop...