Stephen Ministry is for people who want someone to care, to listen, to share God’s love during or throughout confusing, stressful, or lonely times. Stephen Ministry helps meet the needs of individuals who are hospitalized, terminally ill, bereaved, in a job crisis, new members of the church, disabled, home bound, lonely, in a spiritual crisis, looking for a caring, Christian friend.

A Stephen Minister is…

A child of God who walks one-on-one 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

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If you or someone you know is in need of Stephen Ministries please fill out the Stephen Ministry Referral Form. If you have questions about Stephen Ministry at RUMC, contact Rev. Nancy Lane confidentially @ 770.261.1752.

Click info to read information about Stephen Ministry.  If you are interested in becoming a Stephen Minister, fill out the Online Stephen Minister Application or download the  Stephen Minister Application and mail  to Rev. Nancy Lane, Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd, Roswell GA  30075. Rev. Lane will review your application and contact you directly.