Stephen Ministry: Empowering Care and Support

Sep 9, 2022
About Us


Welcome to the caring community of Coastal Bend Family Worship Center. We are proud to introduce our invaluable Stephen Ministry program, which aims to provide compassionate care and support to individuals during difficult times. Through a dedicated team of trained caregivers, we offer unwavering assistance to those in need, fostering hope, healing, and spiritual growth.

What is Stephen Ministry?

Stephen Ministry is a dynamic and comprehensive support system designed to extend love, empathy, and encouragement to those facing various challenges. Our ministry is named after Stephen, a biblical figure known for his unwavering faith and service to others.

Compassionate Caregivers

At Coastal Bend Family Worship Center, our Stephen Ministers undergo extensive training, equipping them with the skills necessary to provide effective care. These compassionate caregivers offer a listening ear, a helping hand, and a source of comfort for individuals experiencing various difficulties such as:

  • Loss of a loved one
  • Divorce or separation
  • Trauma, grief, or depression
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Chronic illness or physical challenges
  • Transitions and life adjustments
  • Spiritual growth and guidance

Empowering Support

In partnership with a Stephen Minister, individuals have a confidant who provides a safe space for open and honest conversations. Our ministry recognizes the importance of confidentiality, allowing those seeking support to freely express their emotions and concerns without judgment.

How Does Stephen Ministry Work?

When someone reaches out to Coastal Bend Family Worship Center seeking support through our Stephen Ministry program, they are carefully matched with a trained Stephen Minister. These ministers serve as dependable companions, offering one-on-one care on a weekly basis. Through active listening, empathy, and prayer, our Stephen Ministers help individuals navigate their challenges, fostering a renewed sense of hope and resilience.

Benefits of Stephen Ministry

The Stephen Ministry program at Coastal Bend Family Worship Center brings numerous benefits to those who seek our support:

  • Relational Support: Stephen Ministers provide a caring relationship that helps individuals feel understood and valued.
  • Emotional Well-being: By having someone to compassionately listen and support them, individuals can experience improved emotional health and well-being.
  • Spiritual Growth: Our ministry encourages spiritual development and fosters a deeper connection with God, aiding individuals in finding strength and solace.
  • Confidentiality and Trust: Knowing that their conversations remain confidential, individuals can feel safe while sharing their deepest struggles.
  • Guidance and Resources: Stephen Ministers are equipped to refer individuals to additional resources and support within our community, ensuring comprehensive care.

Connecting with Stephen Ministry

If you or someone you know is currently facing a challenging situation and could benefit from the caring support of our Stephen Ministry program, we encourage you to reach out to us. You are not alone, and we are here to help you through this journey.

Contact Coastal Bend Family Worship Center today to discover the compassionate care and support offered by our dedicated Stephen Ministers. Together, we can navigate life's challenges, fostering healing, hope, and growth.

Brandon Gillis
I'm impressed by the commitment shown by the Coastal Bend Family Worship Center in offering support to those going through tough times.
Nov 10, 2023
Greg Gerosky
The Stephen Ministry program is a beacon of hope for those facing difficult times. Thank you for making a positive difference.
Jun 18, 2023
Dawn Aguiar
This program highlights the importance of empathy and care during challenging times. Well done Coastal Bend Family Worship Center.
Apr 6, 2023
Bethany Wright
This program sounds incredibly valuable and compassionate. Thank you for providing such supportive care to individuals in need.
Feb 28, 2023
Prabodh Wankhede
The nurturing and compassionate approach of the Stephen Ministry program is commendable. Kudos to the team for their dedication.
Jan 3, 2023
Donald Meyer
What a wonderful initiative! The dedication of the team of caregivers is truly inspiring.
Dec 20, 2022
Joseph Fedorowsky
The Stephen Ministry program is a shining example of community-driven care and compassion. Well done!
Dec 4, 2022
Jessica Sandovol
The dedication of the caregivers in the Stephen Ministry program is truly admirable. It's amazing to see such support in action.
Nov 9, 2022
Ben Burke
The compassion and support offered through the Stephen Ministry program is truly invaluable. Keep up the great work!
Oct 16, 2022
Jennifer Williamson
It's heartwarming to see the church actively involved in providing care and support to those in need.
Sep 30, 2022