Deacon Resources

Catalogue of Resources for Postulants, Candidates, and Deacons

Information for Congregations

In the Diocese of Maryland, deacons are assigned to parish ministry in consultation with the Bishop, the Archdeacon for Deployment and Pastoral Care, the priest or vicar, and the deacon. Congregations that seek to have a deacon must submit a Request for a Deacon.

Association for Episcopal Deacons
AED is a membership-funded association of persons and dioceses within The Episcopal Church whose mission is to increase participation and involvement of all baptized persons in Christ’s diaconal ministry, especially by promoting and supporting the diaconate.

Liturgical Resources

AED Liturgical Resources

When a Deacon Serves as Chaplain to a Bishop

Preaching Resources Lectionary resource

The Lectionary A collection of Lectionary resources for the Episcopal Church. Updated every Sunday night.

The Text this Week Lectionary, Scripture Study, Worship Links and Resources

Lectionary A Liturgical Calendar for Upcoming Weeks With Links to the Lessons 
for Sundays and Major Holy Days From the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL)
(as adapted for use in Episcopal worship)

At the Edge of the Enclosure Sermon Preparation, Bible Study, Personal Reflection. A weekly self-guided retreat on the Gospel lesson for the coming Sunday

Better Days are Coming  Includes Bible Pronunciation Chart

New Advent  The Catholic Encyclopedia

Society of Saint John the Evangelist A Monastic Community of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada

Spiritual Resources

If Necessary Use Words A daily video blog for praying with images, by Deacon Jon Shematek

Daily Office Online Morning and Evening Prayer Online, e-mail subscriptions,
and RSS feeds

Mission St. Clare Audible Daily Office Rite I, Rite II, and Spanish. Available as an App for iOS and Android

The Church on the Web The Episcopal Church in Garrett County provides Daily Office and other audio/video resources
– Morning Prayer Podcast
– Noonday Prayer Podcast
– Compline Podcast