Resurgence of COVID-19 forces ministry to cut back on wedding related service offerings

In a statement made this morning by Pastor Steven Hofmeister the Senior Pastor and President of Diakonos Independent Ministries of Maryland,  

“Amidst the current resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic across our service area, DIMOM will be suspending all booking activities for wedding officiating and related programs for the remainder of 2020.  We will reconsider this policy after the beginning of the new year (2021) Other programs we offer will be handled on a case by case basis.  Wedding bookings already scheduled with us will still be honored and are not affected by this announcement.”


Questions regarding this announcement can be directed to the main office at 4432038238 or email at

Diakonos Independent Ministries of Maryland is a Not For Profit, Non-Denominational Christian Ministry that offers worship, study, and community support activities outside of the common church venue. We also provide Matrimonial, Funeral, Baptism, & Blessing services. More information is available at

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Rev. Steven D. Hofmeister
Senior Pastor & Founder