Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry that provides high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.  This ministry began at Florence UMC is 2018, with a group of seven individuals participating in a week-long training to lead this ministry.  During the fall of 2018, Stephen Minster’s from Florence UMC will participate in local training in order to be prepared to provide care and support.

If you are interested in learning more about being a Stephen Minster, or are interested in receiving weekly visits from one of our trained lay Stephen Minsters, please contact Visitation Pastor, Larry Marhanka at

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