Stephen Ministry Congregation
Stephen Ministers Are Ready to Care
Are you hurting? Are you struggling? Are you discouraged? Are you stressed? Are you confused? Are you broken?
We all face challenges in life--times when we could benefit from the support of a caring Christian friend. Stephen Ministers are ready to provide the emotional and spiritual care we need when faced with a crisis or difficulty, such as--
Stephen Ministry is a confidential ministry: The identity of those receiving care and what takes place in each caring relationship remains private.
"Love one another--as I have loved you." John 13:34
Our congregation's Stephen Ministry equips lay people to provide confidential, one-to-one Christian care to individuals in our congregation and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.
A Stephen Minister Is . . .
Stephen Ministry Multiplies Ministry
Pastors will always be on the front lines of care, especially during times of crisis. But there are always many more needs for ongoing, one-to-one care than pastors can effectively meet by themselves.
Stephen Ministry provides a biblical solution--equipping God's people for ministry. Gifted lay people are trained to support and extend the care that pastors continue to provide.
Stephen Ministers reach out with God's love to people who are hurting--both congregation and members and nonmembers alike.
"Bear one another's burdens and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2
Stephen Ministry in Our Congregation
Then talk with a pastor or Stephen Leader--or contact the church office at 254-772-9349--to learn more. Our Stephen Leaders are Pastor Paul Krupicka, Edna Harris, Carol Linda, James Schwarz and Jo vonRosenberg.
Stephen Ministry is Christ Caring
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