Phoebe

Commemorating Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe

In honor of the Church’s commemoration of Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe on October 25, we’ve posted below an excerpt from Cynthia Lumley’s essay, “Phoebe: A Role Model for Deaconesses Today,” as found in Women Pastors? The Ordination of Women in Biblical Lutheran Perspective.

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Commemorating Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe

Deaconess Cheryl D. Naumann presents a rich and insightful look at the deaconess vocation and its blessing to the LCMS. Using primary documents, personal recollections, and interviews, In the Footsteps of Phoebe fills a significant gap in the annals of synodical history. Collected in this one volume is a record of events as well as(…)

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