What is Stephen Ministry?
A Stephen Minister comes alongside a hurting person and meets with that person on a weekly basis to listen, care, encourage, pray, and provide emotional and spiritual support. Men are paired with men; women with women. Stephen Ministers go through 60 hours of training and continued training to provide safe, confidential, support.
Stephen Ministry @ Bethany
Did you know? Bethany Lutheran has one of the oldest Stephen Ministries in Texas – it’s been around approximately 25 years. Stephen Ministry founder, Rev. Kenneth Haugk and our Senior Pastor Bill Knippa were seminary classmates, both obtaining their doctorates in Psychology in the 1970’s.
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