Stephen Ministry training classes start THIS Monday, at 6pm, in the Mary Room. Come and learn more about this powerful, caring ministry!
We give thanks for our newly commissioned Stephen Ministers, who provide Christ-centered care and support to people experiencing grief and other life difficulties.
Come to an informational meeting on May 17 in fellowship hall between services, 9:15-10:15am.
I remember greeting my first care receiver with those words about six years ago. Since then I have had the privilege of serving two other care receivers, each in a totally different difficult life circumstance. When the first Stephen Minister class was started at First Lutheran, I thought it may be something I would be interested in, but I just wasn’t certain. Would I be capable of the training? Would I have the time? Is this what I was called to do? I passed on that opportunity, but the idea of serving just wouldn’t leave my mind. When the second class was started, I knew I was called to serve. I was compelled to serve....