First Baptist Church, Huntsville, AL
Monday, September 01, 2014

Qualities of Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministers are committed Christians who:

  • Express God’s love through their lives to others;

  • Receive 50 hours of initial training in important caring ministry skills and concepts;

  • Have developed his/her gifts in order to extend a supporting hand;

  • Visit another person regularly and dependably and offer Christian support and care;

  • Are committed to preserving the confidential nature of the caring relationship;

  • Receive continuing education and skill building throughout their years of service;