Christ Caring for people through people
Welcome to Stephen Ministry
Stephen Ministry is for anyone who needs someone to care, to listen, and to share God’s love during confusing, stressful, or lonely times. Stephen Ministry helps support individuals who are hospitalized, terminally ill, bereaved, in a job crisis, disabled, home bound, lonely, in a spiritual crisis, or looking for a caring, Christian friend.
To see videos from care receivers who have been blessed by Stephen Ministry, go to www.stephenministries.org.
What is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministries is a not-for-profit Christian education organization founded in 1975 that produces training and resources known for their excellence, practicality, psychological integrity, and theological depth. These resources cover topics such as caring ministry, assertive relating, spiritual gifts discovery, grief support, spiritual growth, and more.
A stephen minister is...
- A child of God who walks one-on-one beside a hurting person
- A caring Christian friend there to listen
- 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
- There to solve problems
- A casual visitor
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