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Deaconesses in Europe and their Lessons for Americ

Brotherhood of the Common Life


Rev.

F. Fliedner, the son of Pastor Fliedner further writes: "This does not include the expenses in the East and other foreign stations. In truth, about six hundred thousand marks pass yearly through our treasury." What an amount of good accomplished by the yearly expenditure of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars!

INDEX.

Acts vi, 3, 13, 79. Addlestone, 161. Africa, Northern, 108. Age requirements, 29, 187. Alabama, 213. America, 73, 107, 252. AMERICA, THE DEACONESS CAUSE IN, 204: German Lutherans, 204; W. A. Passavant, Pittsburg, 205; Mary J. Drexel Home and Philadelphia Mother-house of Deaconesses, 208; Swedish Lutherans, Omaha, 211; Norwegian Lutherans, Brooklyn, 211; German Reformed, Hagerstown, 211; Protestant Episcopal Church, Baltimore, 212; Alabama, 213; Long Island, 215; Western New York, 216; Presbyterian Church, 217; Southern Presbyterian Church, 218; Methodist Episcopal Church, Lucy Rider Meyer, 220; Rock River Conference, Bengal Conference, 221; General Conference action, 222; Conference, "Plan," Homes, 226. AMERICA, THE MEANS OF TRAINING AND THE FIELD OF WORK FOR DEACONESSES IN, 228: threefold service, 229; hospitals, 230; day-homes, 236; home-mission deaconesses, 238; London, 239; cities, 242; parish deaconesses, 245. Amprucla, a deaconess, 25. Amsterdam, 43, 143.

Andrews, Edward G., 6. _Andover Review_, 150. Apostolic Constitutions, 19, 21, 24, 85. _Armen und Kranken Freund_, 66. "Associates," 193, 213-215, 256. Asia Minor, 76, 108. Austria, 104, 108. Author's facilities, 4.

Baillie, Lady Grisell, 200, 201, 203. Ball's Pond, 182. Balsamon, Professor, 31. Baltimore, St. Andrew's, 212. Baptism, 22, 32. Barat, Mother, 237. Barnet, 167, 181. Bartholomew's prayer, 23. Basil, of Caesarea, 231. Beghards, The, 37. Beguines, The, 35-37, 145. Beirut, Syria, 76. Belgium, 34, 37. Belleville, France, 134. Bengal Conference, 221. Berlin, 72, 99, 102, 111, 113, 114, 237, 245. Barnardo, Dr., 159. Berne, Switzerland, 103. Bertheau, Caroline, 72. Bethany House, 72, 102. Bethany Society, 110, 118. Bethnal Green, 180, 185. Bible-classes, 175, 186. Bible stories, 65, 124. Bible study, 84. Birthdays, 64, 71. Boarders in Home, 132. Bohemian brethren, 40. Bohemians, Chicago, 243. Boston churches, 244. Bremen, Germany, 110. Brighton, England, 181. Brooklyn, N. Y., 211, 215. Brotherhood in Christ, 10, 11. Brotherhood of the Common Life, 37. Buffalo, Poles in, 243.

Calcutta, India, 227. Calvin, John, 42, 134. Cambridge Platform, 144. Catechumens, female, 21. Celibacy. See Monks, Nuns. Chalmers, Thomas, 57, 189. Charitable institutions, 9, 54, 57. Charite, La, 100. Charlotte, Sister, 75. Charteris, A. H., 190, 192, 201. Chicago, Ill., 73, 243-245. Chicago Training-school, 220, 221. Children, 10, 64, 123. Cholera, 48, 170. Christ, 246. Christianity, 257. Christmas, 178, 180, 181. Chrysostom, 25, 26. Church of England, 149, 150, 157, 191. Church of England Woman's Missionary Association, 163. Church of England Zenana Society, 185. Church of Scotland, 190, 193, 195, 201, 203. Church of the Deaconesses, 31. _Churchman, The_, 105, 155. Cincinnati, O., 226. Cities, 242, 243, 245. Clapton House School, 182. Classes of deaconesses, 186, 194. Collecting money, 53, 54, 114. Commune, 131. Commune deaconess. See Parish deaconesses. Compassion, Christian, 11, 13. Conference, Chicago, 226. Kaiserswerth, 86, 106, 152. Mildmay, 167. Conference Hall, 171, 178. Consecration, 23, 29, 85, 140, 199, 210, 211, 217. Contagious diseases, 84, 88, 170. CONTINENT, OTHER ESTABLISHMENTS ON THE, 93: Strasburg, Pastor Haerter, 93; Muelhausen, parish deaconesses, 95; Berlin servants, 99; Bethany House, 102; Dettelsau, Berne, Sophie Wurdemberger, 103; Saint Loup, Pastor Germond, 104; Riehen, Zuerich, Gallneukirchen, 104; joint management, 106; environment, 107; many deaconesses, more needed, 108. Convalescent homes, 181. Convalescents' home, 126. Cordes, A., 211. Constantinople, 25, 28, 31. Cottage Hospital, 179. Coventry, Miss, 183. Creche, 125, 234, 236.


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