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ChurchGrace MinistriesStephen Ministry    May 25, 2017

 

What Stephen Ministers Do

   Stephen Ministers do all the following:

  • Provide quality one-to-one ministry as trained, caring church members reaching out to others in time of need.
  • Engage in a caregiving relationship that focuses on the unique needs of one person and lasts as long as the needs exist.
  • Receive support, guidance, and supervision from Stephen Leaders and from each other in order to maintain effective Christian care to others.

Stephen Ministers as Commissioned Servants

  •  Willingness to give of oneself in servanthood is vital.
  • The level of one’s education is not important, but the level of one’s commitment to Christ and one’s desire to really care for others are very important.
  • Stephen Ministers will be commissioned at the end of the 50-hour training program.

Responsibilities of a Stephen Minister

  • A 24-month commitment of service to the program.
  • Attendance at and participation in the 50-hour training program.
  • Study of the training materials.
  • Service as a Stephen Minister (usually involving a one-hour weekly one-to-one visit).
  • Participation in monthly supervision meeting.

StephenMinistry Training

50 hours of training. Ongoing Continuing Education classes.

Grace Stephen Leaders

Jeannie Meyer, Lisa Kamprath, Pastor Dummer

Grace Stephen Ministers

Pauline Parker, Kermit Schmeiser, Jan Barrett, Lisa Kamprath, Joan Esser, Gail Olen,  Bob Morgan, Chris Cotter, Fred Praxel, Roy Lemmer

 

What Stephen Ministers Do

   Stephen Ministers do all the following:

  • Provide quality one-to-one ministry as trained, caring church members reaching out to others in time of need.
  • Engage in a caregiving relationship that focuses on the unique needs of one person and lasts as long as the needs exist.
  • Receive support, guidance, and supervision from Stephen Leaders and from each other in order to maintain effective Christian care to others.

Stephen Ministers as Commissioned Servants

  •  Willingness to give of oneself in servanthood is vital.
  • The level of one’s education is not important, but the level of one’s commitment to Christ and one’s desire to really care for others are very important.
  • Stephen Ministers will be commissioned at the end of the 50-hour training program.

Responsibilities of a Stephen Minister

  • A 24-month commitment of service to the program.
  • Attendance at and participation in the 50-hour training program.
  • Study of the training materials.
  • Service as a Stephen Minister (usually involving a one-hour weekly one-to-one visit).
  • Participation in monthly supervision meeting.

StephenMinistry Training

50 hours of training. Ongoing Continuing Education classes.

Grace Stephen Leaders

Jeannie Meyer, Lisa Kamprath, Pastor Dummer

Grace Stephen Ministers

Pauline Parker, Kermit Schmeiser, Jan Barrett, Lisa Kamprath, Joan Esser, Gail Olen,  Bob Morgan, Chris Cotter, Fred Praxel, Roy Lemmer

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