Lutheran deaconesses are professional church workers, trained to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ through works of mercy, spiritual care, and teaching the faith.
Concordia Deaconess Conference (CDC) is a free association of certified or rostered Lutheran deaconesses and a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. All CDC Members and Affiliates subscribe to, and live by, the Word of God and the confessions in the Book of Concord.
CDC is a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod.
Official Objectives of the CDC
Give all glory to God
Extend the Kingdom of God
Aid the LCMS in upholding and promoting deaconess ministry
Provide spiritual, personal, and professional growth and fellowship for LCMS deaconesses