DIAKONIA of the Americas and the Caribbean (DOTAC)
Founded July 1968, Racine WI (USA), within the framework of World Federation of Diaconal Associations and Diaconal Communities (DIAKONIA), during a meeting of representatives of 9 existing North American organizations. The title North American Diakonia was adopted by regional conference, 1971, Valparaiso IN (USA). Name changed, 1978, to Diakonia of the Americas (DOTA). Present name adopted by regional conference, 1989, Kingston (Jamaica).
Encourage ecumenical relationships between diaconal associations in various countries; reflect on the nature and task of DIAKONIA in the New Testament sense and further the understanding of it; strengthen a sense of community among the associations; render mutual aid; undertake common tasks.Available with paid subscription only.
Holds conferences of member groups every 4 years. Shares member publications and resources. Facilitates dialogue and prayer support among members.
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Members in 9 countries
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