Deacons Play Evolving Role

Prior to 1960, the diaconate functioned largely as a terminal ministry for women and a long-term holding pattern for racial minorities. After the mid-60s, deacons were reframed as having a role representing Christ in a way that functionary priests do not.

Deacons Choose Director

The Rev. Lorraine Marie Mills-Curran to lead the Association for Episcopal Deacons beginning in June.