Stephen Ministries

Stephen Ministry is our congregation’s one-on-one care-giving ministry. God works through Stephen Ministers to plant a seed of hope and healing in a person whose life seems barren and forlorn because of crisis or tragedy.

When an event shakes up your world, you can either let it hurt you or help you.  If you would like help in turning a life crisis into an opportunity of growth and faith, a Stephen Minister is ready to help you.

A Stephen Minister is:

  • A trained lay volunteer
  • A good listener
  • Trained in confidentiality
  • Supervised for quality care
  • Ready to offer God’s love through a Christian caring relationship on a one-to-one basis

If you need help and would like to speak with a Stephen Minister, call 605.336.0966. Interested in becoming a Stephen Minister? We're looking for both men and women to who will come alongside others and share Christ's love through listening and prayer. Call the office at 605.336.0966.

Stephen Ministry training will equip you, and our congregation will support you so you can show God’s mercy, care and compassion to another who is hurting. You will walk beside your care receiver, pray for him or her, and help him or her work through life’s difficulties.
Through this ministry, God will bring forth new life and renewed faith in both your care receiver and in you as a Stephen Minister.

Stephen Ministers:

  • Share Christ’s love through listening and praying
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Walk with someone during life’s  challenging times

Stephen Ministers Care For People Who Are:

  • In a crisis
  • Experiencing loss
  • Living through a major change in life

Is God calling you to serve in this capacity?  Call the office at 605.336.0966 or read more here.