Stephen Ministry

King of Glory Stephen Ministry

Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with the confidential, one-to-one Christian care you need to make it through a crisis or help you through a difficult time.

What life challenges can a Stephen Minister help me address?
Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2, NRSV).

Our Stephen Ministers provide confidential, one-to-one Christian care to people who are:
· Grieving the death of a love one
· Hospitalization or recovering from hospitalization
· Lonely or discouraged
· Coping with a terminal illness or caring for a family member with a terminal illness
· Unemployed or in a job crisis
· Disabled or caring for an ill or disabled family members
· Moving or relocating
· New to the congregation or the community
· Anticipating the birth or adoption of a child
· Homebound or institutionalized
· Transitioning into retirement
· Dealing with the crisis of aging
· Facing a life transition
· Experiencing a spiritual crisis
· Victims of a disaster or accident

And for people facing countless other crises or life challenges or who are going through a difficult time and could benefit from the care of a supportive Christian friend.

Who are Stephen Ministers?
A Stephen Minister is….
A child of God who walks beside a hurting person;
A caring Christian who really listens;
A member of our congregation who has received 50 hours of training in how to provide distinctively Christian care;
A person who is ready to focus on your needs;
A trustworthy confidant who will keep everything you say-and even your identity-confidential; and

A Stephen Minister is NOT…
A counselor or therapist;
A problem-solver;
Someone who runs errands or helps with chores; or
A casual visitor.

For more information on receiving a Stephen Minister or if you desire to be trained as a Minister, please contact: Pastor Kinndlee at (714) 963-5649
Lorrie Blain at (949) 631-4700
Deenna Eley at (714) 580-3743

For more information you can visit the website for Stephen Ministry at
https://www.stephenministries.org/