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Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministries is a distinctively Christian progr am of training and organizing laypersons for one-on-one caring ministries to those experiencing difficult life challenges in our congregation and community. Stephen Ministries works with persons dealing with loneliness, terminal illness, spiritual crisis, aging, separation or divorce, loss of a loved one and other life transitions. If you have a concern and would like to request a Stephen Minister, contact Rev. Bill Roth at or 704.295.4835.

Stephen Ministers Provide:

Confidential Care: Persons in crisis or in difficult life situations can ask for a Stephen Minister, who will provide a caring and supportive Christian relationship.

Lenten Devotional Booklets: A daily devotional for the Lenten season, written by Stephen Ministers as a gift to our congregation.

Continuing Education: Our one-a-month continuing education lectures and discussions for Commissioned Stephen Ministers is also open to our congregation.

Becoming a Stephen Minister

Are you interested in becoming a Stephen Minister? Each year new Stephen Ministry candidates are identified, provided with 50 hours of training and commissioned for service. SM Application 2018

Current schedule:  2018 Training Schedule Becoming a Stephen Minister

Contact Rev. Bill Roth at

Resources & amp; Forms

Need a copy of the contact record sheet? Download it here.

Check in statement form? Download it here.