St. John's Christian Church

The Church on the Corner whose Cornerstone is Christ

What is Stephen Ministry?

We all face difficult times in life.  And when we do, it's so helpful to have someone there for you.  Our church uses Stephen Ministry as a resource to train volunteers how to be a good support for others.  And then we match these trained volunteers one-on-one, man-to-man and woman-to-woman, with someone going through a challenging time

What is a Stephen Minister and what does a Stephen Minister do? 

Check out the video below to learn more about the role of a Stephen Minister and how they serve others.

What is it like to be matched with a Stephen Minister and receive care from him or her?

Check out the video below to hear the stories of a few Care Receivers.

Is Stephen Ministry just for women, or can men benefit from this ministry as well?

Watch the video below for a retired senior naval officer's perspective on Stephen Ministry.

Want to learn more about Stephen Ministry? 

Contact Pastor Erich at