Community Small Groups
Paws to Care
The Stephen Ministry equips members of the church
body to provide
one-on-one care to those who are hurting. Often, people with needs
suffer silently and without a close, caring friend. The Stephen
Ministry matches people who have gifts of caring with those who need the
touch of Christ's love in a one-on-one confidential, caring relationship.
within the body of
Northwest who have the gift of
caring. These people are
trustworthy and confidential. They
have received 50 hours of training
and have ongoing peer supervision.
are people who need
someone who will listen, care and share Christ's love. They
may be people in any of the following situations:
- Homebound and/or alone
- Hospitalized/recently discharged
- Facing serious or terminal illness
- Experiencing major adjustments to jobs,
careers, residences, etc.
- Residents of long term facilities
- Experiencing absence of family members due to
death, school, military assignment, marriage, divorce
- Persons adjusting to becoming single parents
- Going through difficulty
If you are interested in
becoming a trained Stephen Minister, or if you would be interested
in receiving care, contact Ginny Magliolo at (214) 368-7092, ext.