Adult Christian Education

Diakonia is a Christian lay education program begun by a Lutheran pastor to support the work of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The program develops dynamic disciples...

Sites & Schedules

A national ministry, Diakonia is active in 11 out of 65 ELCA synods. The 12-course curriculum offers spiritual enrichment and theological education to lay leaders. Find a program near you...

Rostered Leaders

Diakonia collaborates in different ways with ELCA synods throughout the country. Some Diakonia graduates serve in their parishes. Others serve in community organizations. Rostered Leaders...

Student Outcomes

In the Gospel of Mathew, Jesus calls us to go forward in faith and action, making disciples of all nations. Students and graduates of Diakonia respond to this great commission in a variety of ways...