The book the Diaconal Commission recommends for discernment groups to use as they learn about discernment is:
Listening Hearts, Discerning Call in Community
Suzanne G. Farnham Joseph P. Gill
R. Taylor Maclean Susan M. Ward
The book is available from the Anglican Book Centre/Augsburg Fortress Press, for about $18.00. Should this book prove to be unavailable, consult with the Diaconal Commission about a suitable replacement.
The books the Diaconal Commission recommends for discernment/support groups to use to identify outreach ministries in their communities are:
Living the Kingdom in Our Neighbourhood
Learning About Ourselves, Our Communities and Our Mission
Level 1 Level 2
Author: Cheryl Bradbee
The books are available from:
The Navigator Resource Centre Box 2707 (11 St. John Dr. Arva) London, Ontario, Canada
Each book costs about $10.00 plus tax
The Director of Deacons has copies of the Living the Kingdom books, if a Parish wishes to see them.