In the PCNSW Women can be trained as a Deaconess and set aside and commissioned as a ministry worker.

Ministry can include: congregational based, chaplaincy, school based and other roles. Deaconesses are responsible to the presbytery in which they work. The course of training for a Deaconess is undertaken at Christ College. For more information on candidature for the Deaconess role and to make contact with a Deaconess please contact the Women’s Ministry Committee.