A Stephen Minister is a trained lay member of the congregation who will visit with you weekly, listen, offer resources and referrals, if needed. He or she will pray with and for you and offer sincere non-judgmental support, all in confidence.
Stephen Ministry is a program which equips lay persons to provide distinctively Christian one-on-one care to those who are experiencing all kinds of life needs and circumstances.
Loneliness • Separation/Divorce • Grief
Spiritual questions • Depression • Death
Terminal illness • Job problems • Disabilities
Health problems • Birth of a baby • Retirement
Disappointment • Life chnges
Each person who requests a Stephen Minister will be confidentially assigned a person who will provide Christian support and care throughout the difficult times. All Stephen Ministers have received 50 hours of training and are supervised by trained Stephen Leaders.
For more information or to request a Stephen Minister, contact the pastoral staff at the Bethel Lutheran Church office, 308-995-5361. Your call will be kept in confidence.
"Bear one another's burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2