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Stephen Ministry

We are a Stephen Ministry Church

We are a Stephen Ministry Church!

East Cobb UMC is proud to be a Stephen Ministry Congregation. Our expertly trained Stephen Ministers are available to walk with individuals through times of crisis, challenge, loss, and uncertainty. 

What is Stephen Ministry?

A Stephen Minister is someone who walks alongside one who is hurting. A Stephen Minister is someone who will listen, care, and support you through a difficult time, keeping all discussions completely confidential. 

Stephen Ministry can be a wonderful resource for those experiencing difficult situations, including loneliness, isolation, hospitalization, illness, loss of a loved one, divorce, grief, employment changes, childbirth, questions about faith, and more.

Need a
Stephen Minister

How to request?

To learn more or to request a Stephen Minister, please contact the Church Office at (770) 971-3643, or send an email to Rev. Kristin Lee at Kristin@eastcobbumc.org to discuss and begin the referral process. 

Who can request?

A friend or family member may request a Stephen Minister on someone else’s behalf, but only with their explicit permission. Only the pastor, Referral Coordinator, Stephen Minister, and referred person will know if a Stephen Minister has been assigned.