Stephen Ministry

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What is Stephen Ministry?

Stephen Ministry offers a proven and effective way to organize, equip, and supervise a team of congregation members—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, one-to-one, Christ-centered care to people in the congregation and the community experiencing life difficulties.

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What is a Stephen Minister? 

Stephen Minister Training

Stories from Care Receivers

Downloadable Resources

“Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”

Galatians 6:2 ESV

Rev. Richard Evans

Assistant Pastor of Compassionate Care
Richard was ordained in Wales (1998) and joined our staff in 2008. Richard helps oversee our Stephen Ministry, and is a trustworthy and supportive pastor to anyone going through a difficult season of life. Besides serving on staff, Richard also serves as a local part-time Hospice Chaplain. Along with his wife, Alex, and their cats, he loves living and serving in the Rogue Valley.