What is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministry equips lay people to provide confidential, one-to-one Christian care to individuals in our congregation and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Stephen Ministers are trained to support and extend the care that pastors continue to provide.
Stephen Ministers Care for People Facing Tough Times
We all experience challenges in life—times when we could benefit from the support of a caring Christian friend. Stephen Ministers are ready to provide the emotional and spiritual care we need when faced with a crisis or difficulty, such as—
Stephen Ministry is CONFIDENTIAL ministry: those receiving care can be sure that their identity and what takes place in each caring relationship remains private.
- Loss of a loved one
- Divorce or separation
- Loneliness or discouragement
- Spiritual crisis
- Unemployment or a job crisis
- A terminal illness
- Birth, adoption, miscarriage, or infertility
- A chronic illness
- Recovery after an accident or disaster
- Life transitions
|The Stephen Series logo symbolizes that we all are broken people and that it is only through the cross of Jesus that we are made whole.