St. Andrews Lutheran Church
2555 Hyacinth Lane
(I-235 and 25th Street North)
Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 838-0944

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers

The Vision of Stephen Ministries…
That each congregation would embody and express Jesus’ command, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another” (John 13:34).

The Mission of Stephen Ministries…
To help congregations equip God’s people for spiritual growth and Christ-centered, practical ministry in today’s world.

The Core Values of Stephen Ministries…

  • Solid Biblical, Christ-centered theology
  • Sound practical psychology
  • Equipping God’s people
  • Relational Ministry
  • Transdenominational
  • Excellence
  • Stability and dependability

Training in the Stephen Series, In Stephen Ministry congregations, lay caregivers (called Stephen Ministers) provide one-to-one Christian care to the bereaved, hospitalized, terminally ill, separated, divorced, unemployed, relocated, and others facing a crisis or life challenge. Stephen Ministry helps pastors and congregations provide quality caring ministry for as long as people need it. provides congregations with the structure, training, and resources to set up and administer complete system for lay caring ministry (called Stephen Ministry) in the congregation.

For more information on Stephen Ministry please contact the church office at 838-0944.