Stephen Ministry

WHAT IS STEPHEN MINISTRY?

Stephen Ministry exists to help provide emotional and spiritual support during difficult times. Stephen Ministers are men and women trained to listen without offering unwanted advice. They listen patiently, without judging, and can assist you in identifying feelings you are experiencing. These volunteer lay people have completed extensive training and participate in continuing education to help those in need.


WHO NEEDS A STEPHEN MINISTER?

Do you need to talk to someone who knows how to listen? Are you looking for a qualified, caring person to help you through a personal crisis? Stephen Ministry is a free and confidential program to help provide care to those experiencing:

  • Loss of Loved One
  • Loneliness
  • Discouragement
  • Spiritual Crisis
  • Unemployment
  • Job Crisis
  • Hospitalization
  • Chronic Illness
  • Divorce or Separation
  • Adoption
  • Miscarriage
  • Infertility
  • Aging
  • Relocation
  • Incarceration
  • And much more . . .
WHAT DOES STEPHEN MINISTRY PROVIDE?
  • Free and Confidential One-on-One Care
  • Encouragement
  • Meeting with Care Provider One Hour per Week
  • An Understanding and Non-Judgmental Listener
  • Help Indentifying and Dealing with Feelings
  • Christian Resources
STEPHEN MINISTER REQUEST

To receive care from a Stephen Minister, please complete the form below or email Rita Kobus at stephen.ministry@lifepointplano.org with any questions.

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Are you a caring person? Become a Stephen Minister!

Learn how to give excellent one-to-one Christian care to people going through tough times. The skills you learn in Stephen Ministry Training will change all of your relationships for the better! Training is held once per year. The next training is planned for Fall 2020.

Click here to download the application. Fill it out and email it to:

Michelle Mae at michelle.mae@lifepointplano.org.

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