Conferences

September 2023: Neuendettelsau, Germany

Theme: “Hope in a fragile world”. 6th-10th September

More information to follow

June 2019: Edinburgh, Scotland and 25th Anniversary of DRAE

Theme: “For Such a Time as This.” 19th to 24th of June , 2019, Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Scotland

More information here:

July 2015: Kongshaug, Norway

Theme: “The Eye of the Storm.” Diaconia – the biblical challenge for the whole church in the world we live in.

Speeches and Pictures can be found here:

July 2011: Moshi, Tanzania

This DRAE Assembly took place in Moshi, Tanzania. The title and theme was: Help from beyond the Mountain.

June 2007: Basel, Switzerland

This DRAE Assembly took place in June 2007 in Basel Switzerland. The title and theme was Friendship – a gift to share – diaconal calling.

October 2003: Beni Sueff, Egypt

This DRAE Assembly took place in Beni Sueff, Egypt. The title and theme was: Stranger in a Foreign Land

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# **2022 Mondays in September:**
# **A DOTAC Study Series**
# **on the World Council of Churches document**
# **“Called to Transformation:**
# **Ecumenical Diakonia**
# On August 31-September 8, the World Council of Churches will meet in Karlsruhe, Germany. The important document “Called to Transformation: Ecumenical Diakonia” will be presented for discussion. DOTAC has decided to offer an on-line Zoom study group of the report. We have asked three presenters to begin each of our three sessions. All of them will attend the Assembly: Matthew Ross as WCC Staff and editor of the report, Marianne Uri Øverland as representative of DIAKONIA World Federation, and Hyuk Cho as a delegate of the United Church of Canada.

September 12: **Reverend Dr. Matthew Ross**

September 19**: Reverend Marianne Uri Øverland**

September 26: ** Reverend Dr. Hyuk Cho**

To register, send an email to teddodd@live.com

You will be sent a Zoom link closer to the time of the event.

All sessions will last just slightly over an hour and

begin at 1 pm Central Daylight Time.

(Check an on-line time zone converter for local times.)
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DOTAC holds a Monthly Prayer Gathering on the first day of every month. Members of the ecumenical and international diaconate join together in this reflective, holy time of shared conversation and prayer.

On even months (e.g. August, October, December) we meet at 5 pm Central Daylight Time; on odd months (e.g. September, November, January) we meet at noon pm Central Daylight Time.

Join us on Monday, August 1 at 5 pm Central Daylight Time.

Send an email to teddodd@live,com to be added to the list.

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