ACC Care Ministry exists to minister God’s grace to people who are homebound, in the hospital, and more.

ACC Care Ministry

If you are interested in being part of this ministry, please contact John Schaaf at [email protected].

Stephen Ministry

The Stephen Ministry at ACC seeks to provide one-to-one Christ-centered care to people in the congregation and the community experiencing life difficulties. 

1) How does Stephen Ministry work?

A trained Stephen Minister is matched with a person experiencing a life crisis. The Stephen Minister then meets with the Care Receiver to listen, care, encourage, and provide emotional and spiritual support. Their Stephen Minister will walk with them and provide confidential Christian care during tough times. 

2) Who are Stephen Ministers? 

Stephen Ministers are congregation members who have trained for 50 hours to offer high-quality, one-to-one Christian care to people going through tough times. Stephen Ministers come from all walks of life. Their commonality is a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time of need. 

3) Who are the Care Receivers?

Care receivers are people—congregation members and others in the community—who receive care from a Stephen Minister. These are people struggling through a difficult time in life—experiencing grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, or other life crises. The caring relationship lasts as long as the person is in need of care. The identity of those receiving care, and anything that is shared, remains confidential.

Interested in being a Stephen Minister? 

Contact [email protected] to find out more about this new ministry. 

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