Your presence brings not only the gift of yourself into the relationship, but also, in and through you, the gift of God.
-Kenneth Hougk, founder of Stephen Ministry in Don't Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart
Stephen Ministers are lay people who provide one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in and around our congregation. A Stephen Minister (care giver) is paired up with one other person (care receiver) and they meet as often as agreed upon: once a week, once a month, or anywhere in between.
Stephen Ministry is an important lay ministry of the church. As Lutherans, we believe that we are all called to ministry. Consider prayerfully whether this may be a ministry to which you are called.
If you feel God's call to learn more about this opportunity to become a Stephen Minister, or if you feel you or a loved one needs a care giver, please contact Barb Schwartz at 624-9855 or Janice Olson at 624-3990.