First U.S. Conference on Women Deacons Draws Attendees from Across the U.S. and England

December 2014 Fore more photos here: Enthusiasm and prayer marked the first U.S. conference on women deacons in the Orthodox Church sponsored in New York City, on December 6, by St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess.   Although the issue of the reinstitution and rejuvenation of the ordained deaconess has been discussed in Orthodox circles for ...