Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is First Presbyterian’s congregational one-to-one caregiving ministry. God works through Stephen Ministers to plant a seed of hope and healing in a person whose life seems barren and forlorn because of some crisis or tragedy.

What do Stephen Ministers do?

Stephen Ministers:

  • Listen
  • Pray
  • Explore feelings
  • Share Christ’s love
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Attend to the care-giving process and leave the results to God

Stephen Ministers care for people who are:

  • Grieving
  • In a crisis
  • In need of long-term care
  • Dying
  • Hospitalized
  • Divorcing
  • Experiencing losses as they age
  • Going through a crisis of childbirth
  • The family and friends of people in crisis

For more about the Stephen Ministry and to learn more about becoming a Stephen Minister, contact First Presbyterian Church

Click here to access the Stephen Ministry website.


The Stephen Ministers currently meet together on the first and third Sundays of the month at 5 p.m. in Room 413.





First Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 569 (102 Ann St.), Fayetteville, NC, 28302

Phone: 910-483-0121, Fax: 910-483-3975
Established 1800