Deacon
Deacon is a ministry in the Christian Church that is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. In many traditions the "diaconate...
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Deacon (Latter Day Saints)
Deacon is a priesthood office in the Aaronic Priesthood of denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
At the age of twelve, youn...
Priesthood (Latter Day Saints)
In the Latter Day Saint movement, priesthood is the power and authority of God given to man, including the authority to perform ordinances and to act as a leader in the church. A body of priesthood ho...
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Deaconess
The ministry of a deaconess is, in modern times, a non-ordained ministry for women in some Christian churches to provide pastoral care, especially for other women. The term is also applied to some wom...
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Elizabeth Fedde
Elisabeth Fedde (December 25, 1850 - February 25, 1921) was a Norwegian Lutheran Deaconess who established the Norwegian Relief Society to better serve the Norwegian-American immigrant community.
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Martynas Mažvydas
Martynas Mažvydas (1510 near Žemaičių Naumiestis (now in Šilutė district municipality) – 21 May 1563 in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad)) was the author and the editor of the first printed book in the Li...
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Hugh the Chanter
Hugh Sottovagina (died c. 1140), often referred to as Hugh the Chanter or Hugh the Chantor, was a historian for York Minster during the 12th century and was probably an archdeacon during the time of h...
Robert Pory
Robert Pory or Porey (c.1608?–1669) was an English churchman, archdeacon of Middlesex from 1660.
Pory was a son of Robert Pory, born in London, probably about 1608. He was educated at St. Paul's S...
John Platt (settler)
For other people named John Platt, see John Platt.John Platt (January 11, 1632 – November 6, 1705) was an early settler of Norwalk, Connecticut. He was a member of the General Court of the Colony of C...
Ferrand Martinez
Ferrand Martinez (fl. 14th century) was a Spanish cleric and archdeacon of Écija most noted for being an antisemitic agitator whom historians cite as the prime mover behind the series of pogroms again...
Maria Cederschiöld (deaconess)
Anna Maria Cederschiöld (20 November 1815 in Växjö - 7 January 1892 in Lund) was a Swedish noble deaconess and nurse. She was a pioneer in the education of deaconesses and nursing in Sweden, and the f...
Abraham Wright (deacon)
Abraham Wright (1611–1690) was an English theological writer and deacon.
Wright was sent to the Mercers' chapel school in Cheapside, and was afterwards from 1626 at Merchant Taylors' school. He wa...
Julia A. J. Foote
Julia A. J. Foote was born in 1823 in Schenectady, New York. Her parents were both former slaves. Her family moved to Albany in 1836. At 16 she married to George Foote. She preached as an itinerant mi...
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Ralph Creed Meredith
Ralph Creed Meredith, M.A., (7 October 1887 – 10 January 1970) was an Anglican Cleric who succeeded Edward Keble Talbot as Chaplain to His Majesty, King George VI and afterwards Her Majesty Queen Eliz...
Priesthood (Community of Christ)
In the Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, priesthood is God's power and authority to minister in the church and to conduct God's business on the...
Asclettin (Sicilian chancellor)
Asclettin or Aschettin (Latin: Asclettinus, Asclittinus, Aschetinus, Italianised as Asclettino, Asclittino, or Ascontino), Archdeacon of Catania (1145 – 1156) and chancellor of Sicily (March or ...
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George Bugg
George Bugg (1769–1851) was an Anglican deacon and curate for several churches in England and a scriptural geologist who wrote a two volume book called Scriptural Geology.
Bugg was baptized in the...
Geert Groote
Gerard Groote (October 1340 – 20 August 1384), otherwise Gerrit or Gerhard Groet, in Latin Gerardus Magnus, was a Dutch Roman Catholic deacon, who was a popular preacher and the founder of the Brethre...
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Isaac Moore (settler)
Isaac Moore (also Isacke More) (1622 – 1705) was a founding settler of Norwalk, Connecticut. He served as a deputy of the General Court of the Connecticut Colony from Norwalk in the October 1657 sessi...
Luigi Talamoni
Blessed Luigi Talamoni (October 3, 1848 – January 31, 1926) was an Italian priest, professor, councilor of Monza and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Gerard Misericordi...
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Nicholas Ferrar
Nicholas Ferrar (22 February 1592 – 4 December 1637) was an English scholar, courtier, businessman and man of religion. Ordained as a deacon in the Church of England and having lost much of the family...
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Lynn Arnold
Lynn Maurice Ferguson Arnold, AO (born 27 January 1949) is an Anglican priest and a former Australian politician, who was the Labor Premier of South Australia between 4 September 1992 and 14 December ...
Sir Francis Heathcote, 9th Baronet
Sir Francis Cooke Caulfeild Heathcote, 9th Baronet (1868 – 1961) was an Anglican clergyman.He was born in Northamptonshire, England and educated at Lancing College, Sussex before emigrating to C...
Benjamin Carpenter
Benjamin Carpenter was (May 17, 1725—March 29, 1804) was a leader of colonial Vermont who served as an officer in the American Revolution and Lieutenant Governor.
Benjamin Carpenter was born in Sw...