7 Reasons to Consider Becoming a Stephen Minister

Is God calling you to become a Stephen Minister?
In Stephen Ministry, members of our congregation are trained and equipped to meet once a week, one to one, with someone going through a difficult time. Stephen Ministers provide a caring presence, a listening ear, and comforting words—supporting care receivers throughout their journey.
There are many reasons people become Stephen Ministers. Here are a few to think about as you prayerfully consider whether Stephen Ministry is the right place for you to serve.

As a Stephen Minister, you will….

  1. Make a real difference in the lives of people who are hurting.
  2. Help our congregation ensure that no one suffers alone.
  3. Learn what to say and do- and what not to say and do- to care effectively for people who are suffering.
  4. Be involved in meaningful ministry that uses your spiritual gifts.
  5. Deepen your faith as we see God at work in your ministry
  6. Be a part of a group of caring Christians who support each other as they care for those who are hurting.
  7. Join a worldwide tradition of caring ministry.

Next Steps:

Are you interested in learning more about becoming a Stephen Minister?

Simply talk to one of our Stephen Minister leaders or call the office and make plans to join us for a “Taste of Stephen Ministry” on Sunday, October 31 at noon.

Please RSVP with the office 509-754-3351 or a Stephen Ministry Leader for the lunch.

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