Why a deaconess Board, even though deaconess work happened to be merciful and gentle and Christlike?
The first deaconess was Gertrude Reichardt, the daughter of a physician.
The hypocrite's voice was full of unction; the deaconess spoke with pious gravity.
Many sorrows which he overlooks the deaconess can discern and assuage.
The parish deaconess has occasion to use every gift which she can possibly acquire in the varied training of the deaconess school.
Vexing questions have arisen as to how the deaconess should be set apart to her work.
Adjoining the hall, at the west end, was built the deaconess house.
On Sunday, December 9, 1888, the first deaconess was set apart to her duties.
The deaconess home has also branches of work in different parts of France.
The field of work of the deaconess in modern times is a large one.
Rom. 16:1, 3, 12; Phil. 4:2, 3; 1 Tim. 3:11; 5:9, 10; Titus 2:3, 4). In these passages it is evident that females were then engaged in various Christian ministrations. Pliny makes mention of them also in his letter to Trajan (A.D. 110).