Stephen Ministry is a Christian care-giving program developed in St. Louis in 1975 and has grown globally with over 12,000 congregations enrolled from 150 different denominations. New Covenant enrolled in 1998 and currently has an active team of 4 Stephen Leaders and 14 Stephen Ministers.
Stephen Ministers commit to 50 hours of training and then to a minimum 2 years of as an active Stephen Ministry service. They are assigned, woman to woman and man to man, to people in our congregation or community going through some crises or just a tough time in their life and need someone to walk with them.
People who think they might need a Stephen Minister, or know someone that could use one, or if interested becoming a Stephen minister themselves phone any of the following:
Church office and speak to a pastor – 405-562-3200
Any of the Stephen Leaders
Frank or Carol Andrews, 405.373.3658, Dick Lutz, 405.503.5904, Larry Montgomery, 405.821.553
Perhaps you have thought about becoming a Stephen Minister. If that is the case, talk with one of our Stephen Leaders or any of our Stephen Ministers about how you might serve. Get a job description, training schedule, and application. Don’t say “no” until you know more about it.
Find out more about Stephen Ministry from their website.