Brazilian Perspectives on Diakonia

Diácono Dionata Rodrigues de Oliveira, now living in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, graduated in Theology as a specialist in Diakonia from Escola Superior de Teologia – EST (Higher School of Theology), São Leopoldo. He completed his Master in Theology/Diakonia from EST in 2019. He is now a doctoral candidate from the same institution and employed as the Diaconal Advisor of Nordeste Gaúcho Synod. Since 2018, he has been the Community of Deacons (COD) Coordi-nator IECLB – Igreja Evangélica de Confissão Luterana no Brasil.