DIAKONIA is itself an ecumenical body with members from a wide range of Church traditions.
DIAKONIA attends the World Council of Churches and is invited to participate in a number of other Ecumenical gatherings and conferences each year.
DIAKONIA maintains close relationship to Roman-Catholic Deacons, who are organized in the International Diaconate Center (IDC).
ReDi is a society for all interested in the study and research of the churches contribution to social welfare and health. ReDi aims to strengthen research in the field.