STEPHEN MINISTRY - Good Hope Lutheran Church

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What is a Stephen Minister?
A person trained to provide one-to-one, Christ-centered care to hurting people.    A Stephen Minister: Listens, helps individuals explore their feelings, prays for individuals, shares Christ's love, and maintains confidentiality with the care receiver.

Stephen Ministry in Action
Stephen Ministry care receivers tell their stories.  
Stephen ministers care for people who are: grieving, in a crisis situation, in need of long-term care, dying, hospitalized, in the process of divorce, experiencing losses as they age, family and friends of people in crisis.

Watch four short videos in which people describe how they experienced God at work in their lives when they received care from a
Stephen Minister.

Pastors and Stephen Ministry
How pastors have embraced this caring ministry
Watch a short video in which a pastor speaks from the heart about the need for and value of Stephen Ministry.

Print the Application for Stephen Minister and Return to
Good Hope Office,
129 W. Charles St. Bucyrus, Ohio 44820

For questions or more information call 419-562-0286 or 419-562-6948, or 419-569-7239

Gene Luidhardt

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