"Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. - Galatians 6:2"
Stephen Ministry is a ministry of this congregation in which trained Stephen Ministers provide distinctively Christian one-to-one care to those among us who are experiencing difficult life circumstances and want someone to walk with them. This Ministry is confidential - only you and your Stephen Minister will know what you discuss. Stephen Ministry is grounded in Jesus' command to love one another. Through one-to-one caring and confidential relationships, those who are hurting receive the love and care they need to support them.
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This confidential, Christian caregiving is a vital part of the total healing ministry of Christ's body, the church. Stephen Ministers are trained to aid their care receivers to deal more effectively with their own situations. These are some of the issues for which people may receive help from a Stephen Minister:
What is a Stephen Minister?
A Stephen Minister is a lay person who has received 50 hours of training in how to provide distinctively Christian care. A Stephen Minister is not a counselor, therapist, a problem solver or a casual visitor.
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How can I receive a Stephen Minister?
If you or someone you know is in need of strictly confidential Christian care and would like to speak to a Stephen Minister, contact our pastor at 803-649-4021.