The Deacons Commission focuses on the welfare of the churches within the MWC communion, particularly in times of duress, and offers listening, prayer, encouragement and support to churches feeling the need for brothers and sisters to “walk with them” in their particular need. The commission promotes the attitude and practice of service among member churches by means of visits, teaching and materials.
Siaka Traoré, Chair (Burkina Faso), Henk Stenvers, Secretary (Netherlands), Jurg Braker (Switzerland), Elisabeth Kunjam (India), Enock Shamapani (Zambia), Doug Sider (Canada), Gladys Siemens (Brazil), Hanna Soren (Nepal).
(From Left): Henk Stenvers, Siaka Traore, Gladys Siemens, Enock Shamapani, Hanna Soren, Jurg Braker, Elisabeth Kunjam, Doug Sider. Photo by Wilhelm Unger.
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