Stephen ministry

Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 6:2

Going through a tough time - emotionally or spiritually? Struggling with a crisis in life? Consider letting a Stephen  Minister help.

Stephen Ministers are not counselors or therapists; rather, they are caring Christians trained by Stephen Leaders to offer high-quality, confidential, Christian care to people going through tough times. A Stephen Minister provides care to one individual, meeting with that person weekly for about an hour. Twice a month, Stephen Ministers gather with their Stephen Leaders for supervision and continuing education. With Stephen Ministry, people no longer have to go through crises and difficulties alone. Instead, they can have a caring Christian walk alongside them for as long as necessary, providing the emotional and spiritual care they need.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 924-4525, or contact Marilyn Schlafmann, VFC Stephen Ministries Referrals Coordinator, at (509) 994-1474.
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