Stephen Ministry – What’s the Biblical Basis for Stephen Ministry?

What’s the biblical basis for Stephen Ministry? Stephen Ministry draws its name from the book of Acts. In chapter 6, Stephen was chosen to provide caring ministry to those in need. Caring ministry has been a feature of the Christian faith throughout history – and it is at the heart …

Stephen Ministry – How Does Stephen Ministry Support the Mission of Holy Martyrs?

How Does Stephen Ministry Support the Mission of Holy Martyrs? The mission of Holy Martyrs is to Encounter Christ, Grow in Faith, and Make Disciples. Here’s how Stephen Ministry supports that mission. Encounter Christ – Christ is at the heart of this caring ministry. Stephen Ministers are called to become …

Stephen Ministry – If I am interested in becoming a Stephen Minister what should I do?

If I am interested in becoming a Stephen Minister or I have questions about Stephen Ministry, what do I do? If you have a calling to provide care and support to hurting people, becoming a Stephen Minister is one way to live out that calling. It is an opportunity to …

Stephen Ministry – What to do if I or someone I know would like the help of a Stephen Minister

If you, yourself, would like to have the help of a Stephen minister, you can call the church office and ask for Janet. She will ask you some general questions to help match you with a confidential Stephen Minister. If it is someone else that you think could use a …

Stephen Ministry – Pandemic Fatigue


Are you feeling exhausted from all the disruptions to life brought on by the pandemic?

Are you or someone you know struggling with challenges like…

• Isolation and loneliness

• Anxiety over health

• Grief due to losses

• Tension from juggling work, childcare, and schooling

• Financial strain or job loss

• Uncertainty about the future

• Other unexpected life challenges?

If so, you don’t have to face it alone. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to listen, care, encourage, and provide emotional and spiritual support.

A Stephen Minister will meet with you privately—by phone, by video chat, or, if safely possible, in person—to offer care and support.  It’s free and completely confidential. For more information, call our church office.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 11:28