Equipping young people today to be tomorrow's citizens. . .with God's grace
Diakonia is a ministry in Homewood committed to seeing the Homewood community experience spiritual, emotional, physical, educational and economic growth.


“Diakonia” is Greek, meaning “care and service” .. Its original meaning is “to walk urgently through the evil…to bring about change.” The mission of Diakonia Ministries, Inc. logically springs from its name.

To engage and empower families to facilitate academic success for their male students.

To promote change in Homewood-Brushton through programs that nurture the spiritual, social and intellectual capacities of our youth, transforming them into student leaders empowered to make decisions that will reduce the incidence of juvenile crime and other high-risk behavior.

Diakonia exists to strengthen, equip and encourage the Homewood Community with hope through providing human services, youth ministry, counseling and education as a tangible expression of God’s love.