WHAT IS STEPHEN MINISTRY?
Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one care ministry by trained, caring lay ministers who have responded to Christ’s call to “carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Gal. 6:2
A STEPHEN MINISTER IS…
- A child of God who walks beside a hurting person
- A caring Christian friend who really listens
- A lay person who has received 50 hours of training in how to provide distinctively Christian care
A STEPHEN MINISTER IS NOT…
- A counselor or therapist
- A problem solver
- A casual visitor
WHO CAN BENEFIT?
Anyone going through difficult times who needs someone to care, listen, and share God’s love with them on a one-to-one confidential basis.
WANT TO KNOW MORE? CONTACT:
Denise Kelley 979-7226
Charlotte O’Barr 822-9268
Or go to www.stephenministries.org