What is Stephen Ministry?

Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry.  Stephen Ministry congregations like Wheatland Salem equip and empower lay caregivers--called Stephen Ministers--to provide high quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.A Stephen Minister usually provides care to one person at a time, meeting with that person once a week for about an hour.

Would I benefit from Stephen Ministry?

If you are going through a particularly difficult time in life--experiencing grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness or some other life crisis-- you may benefit from having the care and support of a Stephen Minister.

How do I learn more?

If you would like to learn more about entering into a relationship with a Stephen Minister, or if you would be interested in being trained as a Stephen Minister, please contact Kim Bockay (630.926.2652) or Lisa Medanic (630.299.9085).