Original Documents


On this page are primary documents related to Deaconess history and context.  Please note that photographs can be found under the PICTURES tab. Scholarly papers are under the RESOURCES tab.

Primary Documents related to disjoining are under the DISJOINING Tab.

Other primary documents related to Diaconal Ministry can be found on the Diakonia of the United Church of Canada website (ducc.ca)

Deaconess Order (United Church)
Conference Deaconess Boards
  • Women in the Church
    • 1975 United Church Observer Article reviewing woman’s place in church 1925 to 1975 
Methodist Church and Methodist School
Presbyterian Church
  • Acts and Proceedings of the Assembly Presbyterian Church in Canada
United Church Schools