BEDFORD

UNITED

METHODIST

CHURCH

814.623.8711

132 E JOHN ST • BEDFORD, PA

BEDFORD

UNITED

METHODIST

CHURCH

STEPHEN MINISTRIES

Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.

 

Click here to confidentially refer someone that could benefit from a Stephen Minister.

 

Click here to contact our church office about becoming a Stephen Minister.

 

The Blessings of Stephen Ministry... Stephen Ministry multiplies blessings throughout the church and community.

Congregations receive a practical and powerful way to respond to Christ’s commandment: “Love one another as I have loved you” (John 15:12 RSV).

 

Pastors - have a team of gifted, trained, and committed lay caregivers. Laypeople - nurture and use their gifts in meaningful ministry.

 

People - who are hurting have a compassionate companion.