Stephen Ministry

Bear one another’s burdens,
and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 6:2

 

Stephen Ministry provides a caring, nonjudgmental, and confidential one-on-one relationship between a trained church member and a person experiencing a difficult time or transition in life.

 

What is a stephen minister? 

Stephen Ministers provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care and support to people experiencing grief, divorce, cancer, job loss, loneliness, disability, relocation, and other life difficulties. 

They come from all walks of life and share a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time of need. As close, confidential, and trusting relationships are established, the Care Giver is also trained to offer spiritual care; which is a gift often overlooked in the healing process. The Stephen Minister makes a significant time investment in training, continuous education, and preparation for and meeting with their Care Receiver. Stephen Ministry is a wonderful servant opportunity to help hurting people through Christ.

Follow this link to watch videos of individuals sharing what it meant for them to receive care from a Stephen Minister. 

 

Going through a difficult time? need someone to share? 

Stephen Ministers are caring Christian friends, trained to walk with, accept, and encourage you. They will pray with and for you, reminding you of God's love, presence, and healing power. They are not problem solvers; they are caregivers who know that Christ is the cure-giver. 

If you or a loved one are experiencing difficulties, please reach out to us today. Stephen Ministers are available to help you through the hard times in life, including:

  • Loss of a loved one
  • Illness or hospitalization
  • Caregiving stress
  • Separation or divorce
  • Loneliness or discouragement
  • Spiritual crisis
  • Job crisis, retirement, or unemployment
  • Aging
  • Birth, adoption, miscarriage or infertility
  • Relocation
  • Recovery after an accident or disaster

Email  to learn more about receiving care from a Stephen Minister.

 

Want to help someone in crisis but don't know what to do or say? 

Don't worry that you might not know how!  Training is important whenever anyone learns a new skill and the Stephen Ministry training prepares you to confidentially listen to those in crisis, walking with them with nonjudgmental care and support. 

If you sense God is calling you for service, email   for more information.

 

join king of glory's mission to serve others!

Ministry is the opportunity, responsibility, and privilege of all Christians.  God has given each of us spiritual gifts, and we pass them along by using them to serve others. 

Our Stephen Leaders need a support a team of KOG members with skills in communication, training, and outreach referrals.  No formal Stephen Ministry training is required for assisting the pastors and Stephen Leaders in facilitating the program.

 

To volunteer your skill set, email .

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