Tag: Stephen Ministry

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Congregational Care

With over 3000 members, we’re blessed to have laity and staff dedicated to the congregational care needs of our congregation. I’ve asked Pastor Stephanie, who oversees congregational care, to be our guest writer today. –Pastor Greg * * * Love God, Love People. There is nothing more important. Nothing. I love to write, I always…
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No Place Like Home

It’s hard to believe that I’ve just begun my 11th year of full-time ministry as an associate pastor at Manchester UMC. How blessed am I? I’ll tell you, more blessed than I can express in words! For those of you who don’t know, my primary responsibilities include: Saturday Worship in the Chapel weekly (if you…
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Stephen Ministry

Sometimes difficult life situations that come our way such as loss of a job, a serious illness, divorce, loss of a loved one, and more. When they do, the care of a trained Stephen Minister may be just the emotional and spiritual support you need. What does a Stephen Minister do? A Stephen Minister provides…
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Rev. Stephanie Lendt

Associate Pastor, Hospitality & Congregational Care I was appointed to the pastoral staff at Manchester UMC July 2008. Prior to my appointment I was a member of MUMC since 1996. It’s wonderful serving my home church. I am an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and a 2009 graduate of Eden Theological Seminary with…
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Becoming a Stephen Minister

Stephen Ministers are laypeople. They are Christian men and women that initially receive over 50 hours of formal training to provide one-to-one care to people. Those people may be experiencing a difficult time in life: grief over the loss of a loved one, a divorce job loss chronic or terminal illness, relocation, and more How to Become a…
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