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Regents Park College Oxford

Baptist Deaconess

In 1890 the London Baptist Association had founded the Baptist Deaconesses Home and Mission; this had become independent in 1894 and led to the development of deaconesses and then to the Baptist Women’s League. Deaconesses did valuable welfare and pastoral work within the denomination and in 1975 were offered the opportunity to transfer to the accredited list of ministers.

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