Online ZOOM courses now available for anyone, anywhere!

Students that need to complete a few courses or those who are not able to attend classes in person now have the option of attending online classes using the ZOOM meeting app.  You participate in the class in real time and will be able to see and hear the instructor...

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IN-KY Zoom Class Offered

The Indianapolis Diakonia program is continuing its online learning curriculum this year, using the Zoom Conferencing Software. Instructors and students from programs across the country are invited to participate. The following classes will be offered based on interest and instructor availability: Daily Life of a Christian, Lutheran Creeds and Confessions,...

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Check out this Spiritual Gifts Inventory from the ELCA

The Spiritual Gifts Assessment tool is a quick survey you can take to identify your spiritual gifts. After you have completed the survey, you will receive a document highlighting your spiritual gifts. https://www.elca.org/Our-Work/Congregations-and-Synods/Faith-Practices/Spiritual-Renewal/Assessment-Tools...

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Florida-Bahamas Synod has a canine graduate!

On June 10 the Synod’s diakonia Program added 30 individuals to its list of graduates —plus one! The one is Teachi, a medium hair chihuahua. He is 13 years old and has served diakonia graduate student Carolyn Gresham as a therapy dog for eight years. His training is in stroke/seizure...

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A New Diakonia National Website

Diakonia has a new website!  If you are on this page, you already know that we have a beautiful new website to help publicize and support the Diakonia program.  Potential students, instructors, and synods looking for a great lay theological education program can discover Diakonia and learn what it has...

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Newsletter, Facebook and YouTube…oh my!

Our new communication efforts don’t end with the new national website. There is an opportunity to receive our new Diakonia national newsletter. Deacon Janice Wunsch of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Boca Raton, FL, was the winner of our Name Our Newsletter Contest. The winning title is, The Tool Kit;...

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