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Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry provides a listening ear and a caring relationship for people experiencing a life crisis or challenge, such as:

            divorce
            death of a loved one
            hospitalization
            terminal illness
            loneliness
            relocation
            unemployment
            retirement
            empty nest
            other life transitions

If you feel like Stephen Ministry may help you with a current life situation, please contact Pastor Steve Driver at 219.462.8207 ext.218 or at sdriver@immanuelvalpo.org
 
Stephen Ministry also recruits, selects, trains, commissions, and supervises congregation members to provide one-to-one Christian care to persons in need on behalf of the congregation.  Stephen Ministers typically are assigned one care receiver at a time and meet with that person for about one hour each week. Stephen Ministers usually serve for two years, which includes an initial 50 hours of training followed by twice-monthly supervision and continuing education sessions.   For more information click www.stephenministries.org












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