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Stephen Ministry
James & Michelle Smith

STEPHEN MINISTERS: WE ARE THE CAREGIVERS; CHRIST IS THE CUREGIVER

We all go through tough times in life.  Times that are turbulent and unsettling.  In the midst of these challenging seasons, it can be extremely helpful to have someone come alongside us to give understanding and encouragement; to provide stability, hope and Biblical principles to help us through the storm. 

That is what a Stephen Minister is able to provide: a listening ear, a supportive perspective, and God’s Word to help us through the challenges of life.

WHO ARE STEPHEN MINISTERS?

At Living Word Church, we are developing compassionate individuals who will be trained to help when individuals encounter loss, grief, relationship challenges, and countless other things that can throw our lives into a tailspin.  Stephen Ministers are not counselors.  They are not “know-it-alls.”  They are not individuals who try to fix everyone’s troubles.  They simply provide love, care and support when we need it most.  A Stephen Minister is a caring individual who can help us navigate our present situation.

Perhaps you, a friend or a family member would benefit from this kind of help and support. If so a Stephen Minister may be just what is needed.

BECOMING A STEPHEN MINISTER

For those who want to come alongside and support others in a more intentional way, we provide training to become a Stephen Minister.  Through the 50 hours of training, you will receive practical hands-on learning and resources to provide Christ-centered care and meet the emotional and spiritual needs of others. 

You will use the skills you learn not only in your caring ministry but also in your relationships with family, friends, and coworkers.  You will always be helped and supported in your ministry by our team of Stephen Leaders, who will help you grow as you help others.  Being a Stephen Minister may be one of the most rewarding opportunities you will ever embrace.

TO FIND OUT MORE

To learn how a Stephen Minister can help you or someone you know- or how you can become a Stephen Minister contact a Living Word Stephen Leader by calling: 317 322-5874;  by email:  caringattheword@gmail.com or for more information go to www.stephenministries.org.