The Diakonia program is a two-year process of spiritual formation and theological education for baptized members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America or anyone wishing in good faith to study these teachings.
The Diakonia program is a lay education opportunity that has been very successful in other synods. It consists of 12, 5-week courses offered in a period of two years, 6 courses per school year. The program of study is open to baptized members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America or anyone wishing in good faith to study these teachings. Participants do not earn professional certification or ordination, but will receive a strong foundation of Biblical and theological knowledge as well as skills for ministry. Participants in other synods have used this knowledge and these skills to serve in a variety of ways. Please see the downloadable brochure for more detailed information.
Congratulations! Graduation was held on June 16, 2018
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The Diakonia is a program of lay spiritual formation that includes a two year process of training and theological education. Click on the links below to read more about the program.