Resource Websites

Especially for Deacons and Future Deacons

  • Anglodeacons
    A Yahoo Group mailing list for deacons in the Episcopal Church, Anglican Church of Canada, and other Anglican churches. Others are welcome.

  • Center for Anglican Learning and Life (CALL)
    Program of online learning and weekend seminars useful for diaconal formation and continuing education.

  • Distinctive Diaconate
    Unofficial Church of England site

  • The Association for Episcopal Deacons (AED)
    Association for Episcopal Deacons Website
    As an unofficial organization of deacons and others in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church in Canada, this organization serves about 2000 deacons and 80 dioceses with diaconate programs. This site also presents information on the proposed Title III canons, which include canons on the ordination of deacons and their "life and work." The Rev. Katherine Salinaro is a past-president. Deacon Jo Weber is Membership Director. Dean Rod Dugliss is a director.

  • The Diaconal Association of the Church of England (DACE)

Other Deacon Schools

Ecumenical Sites

  • Diakonia World Federation
    Based in the Netherlands.  Aims to further ecumenical dialogue between  Diaconal Associations and Communities, and to further a sense of diaconia in churches and congregations.

  • The Deacons Place
    A site for people interested in the ministry of deacon, especially in the Catholic tradition.  Links to histories of deacon saints.

  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
    The Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America began a relationship of full communion on January 8, 2001. Clergy from either denomination may serve in churches. The ELCA also trains and licenses persons as diaconal ministers.