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A Deacon's Heart

Margaret Ann CrainJack Seymour

A Deacon's Heart

Margaret Ann CrainJack Seymour

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Margaret Ann Crain is Assistant Professor of Christian Education and Director, MA Programs and Deacon Studies, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois.

- Publisher In volume offers insight and guidance regarding this new ministerial order both to those who are called into the diaconate, and those among whom they will minister. The book begins by locating the office of deacon within the larger United Methodist understanding the ministry of all God's people and of ordained ministers. Drawing on the stories of those whom God has called and ordained to the ministry of deacon, the authors portray the crucial link between the worship of the church and service to the world that is central to the office of deacon. The book concludes with answers to common questions asked by deacons and the churches in which their ministry takes place: Who pays for insurance? What about pensions? What responsibilities do deacons have to the congregations that hire them, and what to the conferences of which they are members?

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About "A Deacon's Heart"

Margaret Ann Crain is Assistant Professor of Christian Education and Director, MA Programs and Deacon Studies, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois.
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In volume offers insight and guidance regarding this new ministerial order both to those who are called into the diaconate, and those among whom they will minister. The book begins by locating the office of deacon within the larger United Methodist understanding the ministry of all God's people and of ordained ministers. Drawing on the stories of those whom God has called and ordained to the ministry of deacon, the authors portray the crucial link between the worship of the church and service to the world that is central to the office of deacon. The book concludes with answers to common questions asked by deacons and the churches in which their ministry takes place: Who pays for insurance? What about pensions? What responsibilities do deacons have to the congregations that hire them, and what to the conferences of which they are members?
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Meet the Authors

Margaret Ann Crain

Crain is Director of Christian Education at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta.

Jack Seymour

Seymour is Professor of Christian Education at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, Evanston, Illinois.

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  • Catalogue Code 210098
  • Product Code 0687090326
  • EAN 9780687090327
  • Pages 144
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Mar 2001
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 8 mm
  • Weight 0.185kg

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