What is Stephen Ministry?
Our congregation's 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.
A child of God who walks beside a person who is hurting.
A congregation member with gifts for caregiving who was carefully selected to serve in this role.
A lay person who has received 50 hours of training in providing emotional and spiritual care.
A caring, Christian friend who listens, cares, prays, supports, and encourages.
Someone who will "be there" for his or her care receiver, meeting faithfully for about an hour each week, for as long as there is a need.
"Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2
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 a confidential ministry: The identity of those receiving care and what takes place in each caring relationship remain private.
"Therefore encourage one another and build up each other." 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Contact us by emailing .
All communication is kept confidential and will only be viewed by a Stephen Ministry Leader.