Who does it help?
Stephen Ministry is designed to train and equip lay persons to meet caregiving needs related to the regular challenges and crises of life.
Such as those people who are
Hospitalized, loss of health, in need of support, Inactive, Bereaved, grieving the loss of a loved one, Elderly, Lonely or discouraged, Terminally ill and their families, chronic illness, Home-bound or institutionalized, Disabled and their families, Unemployment or job crisis, Experiencing a spiritual crisis, Facing transitioning into retirement, Separated or divorced, Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, Affected by accidental or natural disaster, Imprisoned and their families, Parents with children leaving home, Experiencing the birth / adoption of a child, Single parents, Experiencing the stress of moving, relocating, Caring for an ill family member. Such needs often require more care than is commonly recognized.