Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry Mission Statement

The mission of Stephen Ministry is to help congregations equip God’s people for spiritual growth and Christ centered practical ministry in today’s world.

What is a Stephen Minister?

A Stephen Minister is a lay person who attends 50 plus hours of training that equips them to provide one-to-one confidential care, prayer and support.  After training, the Stephen Minister attends continuing education two times a month.

When do you need a Stephen Minister?

We all experience challenges in life, but sometimes we need support of a caring, trained, Christian caregiver. Stephen Ministers are ready to provide the care you need when faced with a crisis, such as:

  • Loss of a loved one through death, or the end of a relationship
  • Job loss/unemployment
  • Depression
  • Loneliness
  • Hospitalization
  • Terminal illness
  • Caring for a loved one with a terminal illness
  • … and many more

How do I become a Stephen Minister or receive a Stephen Minister?

Call the church office at 608-783-3380 and you will be put in contact with a Stephen Leader.