Mission In response to God's love in Jesus Christ, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries will demonstrate God's command to love the neighbor through acts of service. Diakon Values Respect All people are unique gifts of God to be valued. Stewardship We are responsible to God, the church, and society for the use of all our precious resources. Service All work that affirms God's creation has worth and dignity. Quality Teamwork, continual learning, and innovation enhance the quality of service.