What is a Stephen Minister? A Stephen Minister is a Christian layperson who is trained to be a caregiver for a person going through a difficult time in her/his life. A Stephen Minister is a person with a compassionate heart who has been equipped with the skills to listen, encourage, and offer support and prayers when someone is in need. A Stephen Minister can be that help for you or someone you love in a confidential manner and in a non-judgmental way. Referrals can come from a concerned friend, family member, clergy.
In what kind of circumstances might one need a Stephen Minister? A Stephen Minister would provide one-to-one Christ-centered care to hurting people who might be experiencing grief, divorce, cancer, hospitalization, physical rehabilitation, chronic illness, job loss, loneliness, spiritual crisis, or other life struggles.
If you have a need, contact Rev. Jennifer Blake at email@example.com or Dr. Jonathan Sloan at firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also be reached by phone, (402) 345-5383. The contact and ministry are totally confidential.
The Stephen Ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Omaha is affiliated with Stephen Ministry of St. Louis, MO.