SS. John & Bernard Parish

To grow as a Catholic community, united by the Holy Spirit, living our faith in Jesus Christ and sharing God's truth and love with all people

Stephen Ministry 
 












Stephen Ministry MISSION STATEMENT is  “To grow our caring as a Catholic community, guided by the Holy Spirit, living our faith in Jesus Christ and sharing God’s truth and love with all people”

Our Parish core VALUES that relate to Stephen Ministry are “Faith, caring, spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit, Christ centered, love, compassion, patience, mercy, gentleness, humility, strength, encouragement, and understanding.”

“Our Stephen Ministry VISION is to develop a Christian Caring Ministry that will confidentially care for our parish on a one by one Christ-centered relationship to anyone seeking help going through a personal crisis. By training and periodically sending more ministers to the LTC, we will have a growing and prosperous Stephen Ministry that will endure.”

What is Stephen Ministry?
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Stephen Ministries Web Site https://www.stephenministries.org

Stephen Leader Contacts

Jim Stouffer                Lois Wallace                 John VonderHaar

                               269-208-4207            269-934-5683                 269-369-3311


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