Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry


What is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministry provides one-to-one Christian care to people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.  Stephen Ministry is a confidential ministry.  The identity of those receiving care and everything they discuss with a Stephen Minister remain private.

 A Stephen Minister is…
* A church member with 50 hours of training in providing Christian care.
* A caring Christian who listens, cares, prays, supports and encourages.
* Someone who meets faithfully, each week, (one hour) with his or her care receiver for as long as there is a need. 

Stephen Ministers Care for People Facing Tough Times such as...

  • Loss of a loved one
  • Hospitalization
  • Divorce or separation
  • Loneliness or discouragement
  • Spiritual crisis
  • Unemployment or job crisis
  • Incarceration of a family member
  • Aging
  • A chronic illness ( self or loved one)
  • Relocation
  • Recovery after an accident or disaster
  • Birth, adoption, miscarriage or infertility
  • Many other life challenges 

If you could benefit from the care of a Stephen Minister please complete the form on this page or contact Herb Wiard ( ) or .  

"Therefore encourage one another and build up each other." -1 Thessalonians 5:11

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