Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry LogoWHAT IS STEPHEN MINISTRY?

It is a ministry named after St. Stephen, who was the first to be commissioned by the apostles to care for the needs of the early church. 

  • It is an ecumenical worldwide ministry of more than 10,000 congregations.
  • It is a one-on-one Christian ministry by trained, caring, and commissioned laity of the church.
  • It is a specific response to Christ’s greatest commandment, “...love one another as I have loved you.”
  • It is a private, distinctively Christian  one-on-one ministry relationship focusing on the unique needs of each person for
    in-depth care.
  Stephen Ministers Provide Christian Outreach Care for Many Difficult Life Issues
 
· Experiencing the stresses of life
· Hospitalization
· Chronic or Terminal illness
· Employment loss or financial crisis
· Life transitions
· Marital separation or divorce
· New babies
· Depression
· Death of a loved one
· New to our Church
· Struggling with their faith in God
Last Published: November 29, 2017 11:31 AM