The Mission of Stephen Ministries is to help congregations equip God’s people for spiritual growth and Christian-centered, practical ministry in today’s world.
The Vision of Stephen Ministries is that each congregation would embody and express Jesus’ command to, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another”. John 13:34
Stephen Series: A complete system of training and organizing laypersons for one-to-one caregiving ministry in and around their congregations.
Stephen Ministry: All of the caregiving and leadership that the Stephen Series brings about in a congregation.
Stephen Leader: Pastor or lay leader who has completed a Stephen Series Leadership Training Course, directs Stephen Ministry in his or her congregation. At present Galloway has 8 trained Stephen Leaders. They are: Susan Richards, Helen Ingram, Carmon Vestal, Jack Palmer, Mary Price, Chuck Sampson, Connie Shelton and Susan Weems.
Stephen Minister: A congregation member who is recruited, selected, trained, commissioned and supervised by Stephen Leaders to provide one-to-one Christian care to persons in need on behalf of the congregation.
- For information about the next 50-hour Training Class contact Susan Richards at 601-326-3447 to receive an application.
- or if you would like to receive the care of a Stephen Minister, please call Susan Richards at 601-326-3447. This is a confidential ministry.
- For more information about the Stephen Series go to www.stephenministries.org