Ministry Area: One-to-One Care Ministry
Lay Leader: Gary Williams, Roxanne Kerwood
Approximate time commitment per week: 1-5 hours/week, depending on training schedule
Related Skills/Gifts: Strong personal relationship with the Lord, faithful worshipper, active participation in Bible study or small group where Bible study takes place, regular financial giver with the tithe as the goal; good interpersonal skills; ability to train others in the fundamentals of Stephen Ministry; experience as a Stephen Minister is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: to build awareness of Timothy’s Stephen Ministry, solicit the commitment of our congregation to Stephen Ministry at every opportunity; to recruit, select and train Stephen Ministers at Timothy; use resources of our community to enrich the training and ongoing supervision of Stephen Ministry at Timothy; work with the Care Minister to identify members who could benefit from this confidential caring ministry; as needed, assign a trained caregiver who most appropriately fits a person’s need; supervise these caring relationships for continuing growth in the skills and practice of caring ministry.