Stephen Ministers Are Equipped to Meet the Needs of People

Stephen Ministers  Are Equipped to Meet the Needs of People

What is  Stephen Ministry ?
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Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with confidential, one-to-one Christian care you may need to make it through a crisis or to help you through a difficult time.

A Stephen Minister is :

  • A caring christian who listens carefully and reflectively.
  • A member of our congregation who has received 50 hours of training in how to provide distinctively Christian care.
  • A person who is ready to focus on your needs.
  • A trustworthy confident who will keep everything you say -- even your--identity--confidential.

 

A Stephen Minister is not :

  • A counselor or therapist.
  • A problem solver.
  • Someone who runs errands or helps with chores.
  • A casual visitor.

 

If you would like for a Stephen Minister to call on you, a loved one , or a friend, please contact Pastor Glen Bell (941) 955-8119 x108 or Margaret Torrence . If you would like to learn more about the Stephen Ministry program at First Presbyrterian Church, Please send an email to info@FirstPresSarasota.org. For more information about Stephen Ministry, please visit their website at www.stephenministries.org

Testimonials

Click on the pictures below to watch a couple of amazing stories from individuals who share what is has meant for them to receive care from a Stephen Minister

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