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Cokesbury

The United Methodist Deacon

Ordained to Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice
Ordained to Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice
  • By Margaret Ann Crain
  • By Margaret Ann Crain
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United Methodist deacons build bridges between the Church and the world.  

The United Methodist order of deacon represents the ever-evolving understanding of ordained ministry. But because of the continual changes, there is confusion about the call, roll, identity, and tasks of deacons. With vivid examples, this book gives a clear understanding of the order of deacon, beginning with a discussion of how its unique call sets apart persons for ordained ministry. Contents include:

A Deacon Is Called and Sent
A Deacon Is Connectional
A Deacon Is Missional
A Deacon Is Examined and Equipped
The Meaning of Ordination
A Deacon Is Appointed
Deacons Lead the Church
Epilogue: A Snapshot of Deacons and Their Ministry

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Illuminating the Order of Deacon, past, present, and future.

The United Methodist order of deacon represents the ever-evolving understanding of ordained ministry. But because of the continual changes, there is confusion about the call, roll, identity, and tasks of deacons. With vivid examples, this book gives a clear understanding of the order of deacon, beginning with a discussion of how its unique call sets apart persons for ordained ministry. Contents include:

A Deacon Is Called and Sent
A Deacon Is Connectional
A Deacon Is Missional
A Deacon Is Examined and Equipped
The Meaning of Ordination
A Deacon Is Appointed
Deacons Lead the Church
Epilogue: A Snapshot of Deacons and Their Ministry

Read More

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781426776113
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781426776113
    • Publication Date: 03/18/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Margaret Ann Crain
    • Page Count: 134
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.38 inches
    • Length: 8.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.40 pounds
    • SKU: 9781426786389
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781426786389
    • Publication Date: 03/18/2014
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Margaret Ann Crain
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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    Cokesbury uses a variety of methods for ground shipping. At your request, we can also expedite order shipments for an additional charge. Cokesbury partners with UPS for these expedited deliveries.