Stephen Ministry

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Introduction

The Stephen Ministry provides high quality, confidential, Christ-centered care and support to people experiencing grief, divorce, illness, job loss, loneliness, disability, relocation, and other life difficulties.

  Since 1975, the Stephen Ministries organization, based in St. Louis, Missouri, has helped more than 11,000 congregations implement Stephen Ministry.  Stephen Ministry at Emory is being led by our trained Stephen Leaders Team of Ann London, Jonathan Green, Marcia Mendenhall and Phillip Harmon.

  Stephen Ministry VISION: To be instruments of God by serving people one-on-one with the love of Jesus Christ so that those suffering may have an abundant (whole) life in Him.  (John 10:10)

  Stephen Ministry MISSION: To establish a compassionately caring ministry that will foster wholeness by recruiting and selecting ministers; equipping them to serve others by listening, comforting and praying for those who are burdened with the issues of life; and mentoring disciples who will following the teachings of Jesus Christ.  (Galatians 6:2)


The Stephen Ministry at Emory is now recruiting members who have a committed spirit to help launch this effort and serve God’s people. Training will be provided.  If you are interested, contact any team leader.