Christ Caring For People Through People
Dover Bethany Church
4510 Bull Road
Dover, PA 17315
What is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministry is grounded in Jesus’ command to love one another. Through one-to-one caring relationships, those who are hurting receive the love and care they need to support them.
Is life more than you can handle alone right now?
Everyone goes through difficult times. Having someone to care, to listen, to share God’s love with you can help you get through the confusion, stress, or loneliness you may be experiencing.
Stephen Ministry is a confidential ministry: those receiving care can be sure that their identity and what goes on in the caring relationship will remain private.
Who is a Stephen Minister?
A Stephen Minister is…
A child of God who walks beside a hurting person;
A Stephen Minister is not…
A counselor or therapist;
Stephen Ministers Are Called to be Caregivers
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2
God Is the Curegiver
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
How Does a Person Become a Stephen Minister?
A member of this church or a Stephen Ministry congregation;
Who Does Stephen Ministry Help?
There are times when each of us needs the care of another person, a Christian friend, a Stephen Minister! These needs include but are not limited to those who are….
How Does the Referral Process Work?
How can the Stephen Leaders be contacted?
If you or some one you know is in need of care or to find out more about Stephen Ministry at Dover Bethany United Methodist Church please contact our Stephen Leader:
Lynette Stief 292-6538