Stephen Ministries

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Stephen Ministers Are Ready to Care!

Stephen Ministries is grounded in Jesus' command to love one another.  God works through Stephen Ministers to plant a seed of hope and healing through one-to-one Christian caring relationships that provide those who are hurting with the love and care they need to support them.  Stephen Ministers are members of the congregation who have received training in providing spiritual and emotional care.

Stephen ministers attend to the care-giving process and leave the results to God.  A Stephen Minister will:

Strict confidentiality is maintained, including the identities of those receiving care and what takes place in each caring relationship.  To request a Stephen Minister or for additional information, contact Sandra Boedeker in the church office.

 

Hospital Visitation Team

The Hospital Visitation Team is a small group of persons, who have Stephen Minister training and have been in a Stephen Minister relationship, that assist the pastors with hospital visitation.  Each person on the HVT team had additional training and are called upon through the church office.  You will recognize a HVT member by the name tag they wear when making visits.

 

"Therefore encourage one another build up each other."

1 Thessalonians 5:11