Stephen Ministry pairs trained lay people with individuals in need of Christian companionship during times of life crisis such as:
- Loss of a loved one
- Divorce or separation
- Loneliness or discouragement
- Spiritual crisis
- Unemployment of job crisis
- Terminal illness
- Birth, adoption, miscarriage or infertility
- Chronic illness
- Recovery after an accident or disaster
- Many other life challenges
Stephen Ministry is confidential. The identity of those receiving care and everything they discuss with a Stephen Minister remain private. You do not need to be a Wilshire member to receive care from a Wilshire Stephen Minister.
Wilshire has many trained Stephen Ministers available for assignment. To learn more about receiving care from a Stephen Minister, send an email to our dedicated email address (email@example.com) or call 214-452-3176.
To find out more about becoming a Stephen Minister, contact Linda Garner at 214-452-3151. New training classes are offered once a year. Ready to apply? Fill out and return this Stephen Minister Application by mail to Linda Garner’s attention at Wilshire or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.