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Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministry: Christ Caring for People Through People

"Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2

Click HERE to view a video describing the Stephen Ministry.

Stephen Ministry is:

  • A one-to-one lay ministry
  • Completely Confidential
  • Stephen Ministers are:

  • Lay Christians
  • Trained & Supervised
  • Matched with people in the congregation or community
  • Companions
  • Stephen Ministers:

  • Meet regularly with their companions
  • Pray for their companions, each other, and the church as a whole
  • If you are interested in developing a relationship with a Stephen Minister and/or have questions about Stephen Ministry, please contact a member of our pastoral staff at (847) 446-4300.

    WCC Stephen Ministers are:

  • Jan Annes
  • Karla Fogel
  • Arlyne Garrison
  • Walter Gast
  • Peter Hawkinson
  • Dave Johnson
  • Joan Johnson
  • Peter Milbratz
  • Laurel Nelson
  • Kelly Quackenbush
  • Stephen Ministries is a program of lay pastoral counseling and caregiving founded by Rev. Kenneth C. Haugk at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975. It is now active in more than 9,000 congregations in over 100 denominations.

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