The Social Welfare Service of the Protestant Churches in Württemberg

We are delighted that you are interested in Diakonie in Württemberg, Germany. Diakonie (diaconia) stands for the social services work of the Protestant Churches. Because faith in Jesus Christ and practiced charity belong together, diaconal services and institutions are committed to offering help for many needs. Diakonie services help people who need support and whose lives are impaired by socially unjust conditions. Diakonie tries to alleviate such social conditions. Diakonie derives from the Greek notion of “service”. The Diakonisches Werk Württemberg is the umbrella assocation gathering all the social service institutions and entities that exist within the Protestant Churches in Württemberg.

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