What is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry. Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.
Every member can play an important role in the Stephen Ministry. Here’s what you can do:
- Pray for God to bring hope and healing to hurting people through Stephen Ministry.
- Accept care from a Stephen Minister during your time of need. God doesn’t expect you to bear your burdens alone.
- Tell a friend, neighbor, coworker, or relative who is hurting about our Stephen Ministry
- If you are a good listener and a compassionate person, prayerfully consider becoming a Stephen Minister. GUMC is a Stephen Ministry Congregation.