Stephen Ministry

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A Confidential Lay Ministry

Christ Caring For People Through People

“Bear one another’s burdens, and thus fulfill the law of Christ.” –Galatians 6. 2 NASB


What is Stephen Ministry?


Stephen Ministers are committed Christians who …

  • Receive extensive training in caregiving skills
  • Visit another person regularly
  • Are committed to confidentiality
  • Listens to your concern
  • Are supervised for quality care
  • Ready to offer God’s love through a Christian caring relationship on a one-to-one basis

Stephen Ministers are NOT …

  • Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Casual Visitors/Friends

Who May Need a Stephen Minister?


People who are dealing with:

  • Major changes in their Lives
  • Acute/chronic/terminal illness/hospitalization
  • An ill/disabled family member /caregiver
  • Family frustrations and challenges
  • Grief due to death or serious loss
  • Separation and divorce
  • Pregnancy/adoption/infertility
  • Financial setbacks/job loss
  • Moving transitions/retirement changes/shut-in
  • loneliness
  • Aging and elderly

Are you in need of …

  • Someone who cares?
  • Someone who supports?
  • Someone who listens?

If yes, please contact:

Pastor Rob Bruce

770-532-3160 (office)

rob.bruce@ngumc.com


If you are interested in learning more about our Stephen Ministry or would like to be a Stephen

Minister, please contact Pastor Rob, Pastor Don, or any of the current Stephen

Ministers/Leaders.