Is a program that equips people to provide one-to-one Christian care to those who are facing difficult life circumstances. Times when each of us needs the care of another person, someone who knows and walks with God, someone willing to share God's love with us.
Stephen Ministers are committed Christians who...
Love God and walk with a person who is hurting
Receive 50 hours of initial training in Caring Ministry skills and concepts
Are commissioned as Stephen Ministers after completing their initial training
Visit another person regularly and dependably, offering Christian support and care
Participate in regular support and supervision under the guidance of trained Stephen Leaders
Are committed to preserving the confidential nature of the caring relationship
Serve for at least two years
Receive continuing education and skill building throughout their years of service