Stephen Minister Training

 

 

 

 

 

"Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ."  Galatians 6:2

 

What is Stephen Ministry?

Our congregation's Stephen Ministry equips lay-people to provide one-to-one Christian care to people in our congregation and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.

Stephen Ministry is a confidential ministry.  The identity of those receiving care and everything they discuss with a Stephen Minister remain private.

A Stephen Minister Is.....

  • A child of God who walks beside someone who is hurting.
  • A congregation member who is carefully selected to serve in this role because of his or her caregiving gifts.
  • A layperson with 50 hours of training in providing high-quality, distinctively Christian care.
  • A caring Christian friend who listens, cares, prays supports and encourages.
  • Someone who meets faithfully each week with his or her care receiver for as long as there's a need.

Stephen Ministry training begins in November. 
Come join us and make a difference in someone's life.

 

For further information contact us at stephenministry@parrishumc.com.