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Experience Christ’s love through one another.
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We all experience challenges in life, times when we could benefit from the support of Christian compassionate care. Stephen Ministers are gifted, called, and committed individuals who come alongside others in our church and the wider community. They serve as an extension of pastoral care, providing confidential one-to-one support at no cost. Our Stephen Ministers are equipped through an extensive training course that is Christ-centered, Spirit-guided, and biblically based.

Stephen Ministry Training Course

This training course teaches principles and skills to equip you to provide quality, Christ-centered emotional and spiritual care for yourself and others. Your faith will be deepened as you learn and practice listening, caring, and loving others who need to be heard and valued. These relational and caring skills can be applied to all aspects of life.

Dates: Wednesday, January 15–May 20 or Thursdays, January 16–May 21, 2020 (No class 4/8 or 4/9 due to Holy Week)
Time: 6:30–9 pm
Location: G207, Geneva Hall
Cost: $175
Registration: Register online or download and complete a class application. Application form and payment must be received before January 12. Please send to First Pres Caring Ministries, 2407 Dana Street, Berkeley, CA 94704. Checks payable to FPCB.
Questions? Please email Karah Giesecke at caring@fpcberkeley.org.

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If you or someone you know might benefit from receiving care from a Stephen Minister, please contact Kay Ferguson, Stephen Ministry Director, at (510) 848-6252 ext. 274 or kayf@fpcberkeley.org.
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