The Association of Episcopal Deacons in the United States has recently produced a list of diaconal competencies for diaconal formation. They are undergoing revision, but here’s the latest version for your interest. It is fascinating to see where their approach is similar to ours, and where it’s different.
You are to make Christ and his redemptive love known, by your wordand example, to those among whom you live, and work, and worship.The Ordination of a Deacon: The Examination, p543.Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respectthe dignity of every human being ?The Baptismal Covenant, p. 305.
You are to interpret to the Church the needs, concerns, and hopes of the world.The Ordination of a Deacon: The Examination, p. 543.
(Formation image from ANFH)