deaconess

[n] - a woman deacon
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Deaconess

Dea'con·ess noun (Eccl.) A female deacon ; as: (a) (Primitive Ch.) One of an order of women whose duties resembled those of deacons. (b) (Ch. of Eng. and Prot. Epis. Ch.) A woman set apart for church work by a bishop. (c) A woman chosen as a helper in church
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deaconess

A woman set apart for church work by a bishop. ... A woman chosen as a helper in church work, as among the Congregationalists. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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deaconess

noun a woman deacon
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Deaconess

• (n.) A female deacon • (n.) A woman chosen as a helper in church work, as among the Congregationalists. • (n.) A woman set apart for church work by a bishop. • (n.) One of an order of women whose duties resembled those of deacons.
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Deaconess

Deaconess is a non-clerical order in some Christian denominations which sees to the care of women in the community. That word comes from a Greek word diakonos (διακονος) as well as deacon, which means a servant or helper and occurs frequently in the Christian New Testament of the Bible. Deaconesses trace their roots from the time of Jesus
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