The deaconess, modeled first by Phoebe in the New Testament, is a vital role for lay women in today’s church. CSRW tells the story.
Deaconesses have been serving the Methodist Church since 1890. Valerie Mossman-Celestin is one of four deaconesses serving in The Michigan Conference. Here’s how God touched her life and sent her… Continue Reading Finding God’s fingerprints in Haiti
Deaconess Amanda Mountain discerned her gifts for ministry. Pentecost is a time when everyone can pause and do just that.
5loaves2fishnmi operates out of Leland Community United Methodist Church under the direction of Michelle and Bill White. This deaconess and home missioner nourish the bodies and souls in their community.
Deaconess Anne Hillman is in ministry on the staff at Detroit Central UMC. She is one of four deaconesses currently serving in the Michigan Conference.
Deaconesses and Home Missioners are laywomen and laymen called by God to a lifetime of service.