Stephen Ministry equips lay people from the Houston's First congregation to provide confidential, one-to-one Christian care to individuals in the church and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Stephen Ministers meet weekly with their assigned care receiver, listen to them and pray for them. They encourage them by providing emotional and spiritual care while faced with a crisis or difficulty such as:
To request having a Stephen Minister, contact the Pastoral Care office. You will be contacted by the Referrals Coordinator who will set up an appointment to listen to your story and make an appropriate assignment.