Stephen Ministry

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“I was sick and you took care of me” –Matthew 25: 36

Christ caring for people through people

The Stephen Ministry Series

The Stephen Ministry Series is a complete system for training and organizing lay people to provide ONE-TO-ONE Christian care to hurting people in and around the St. Paul’s congregation.


  • The Stephen Ministry is Christ centered.
  • The Stephen Ministry is always about finding people who want to listen and care for other people.
  • The Stephen Ministry will equip a Stephen Minister for the work they are to do.
  • The Stephen Ministry will support all Stephen Ministers through faith, sharing and love.
  • All conversations between the Stephen Minister and the care receiver are confidential. (We follow the HIPAA privacy and security provisions.)

If a Stephen Minister can care for you by listening, praying and encouraging you during your time of need, please call St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 615-790-0527 and ask to speak to one of our Priests or Fred Warner or email  All conversations are strictly confidential.