There's something more important than the happy life...the meaningful life.  The happy life is rooted in where you are physically, vocationally, or financially. The meaningful life is rooted in where you are spiritually.

-John Ortberg

Stephen Ministry

There is no need to struggle alone. Our Stephen Ministers are lay persons trained and equipped to provide distinctively Christian, one-on-one caring support and encouragement to anyone in our congregation or community who is going through a difficult time, a transition or crisis, and is in need of support from a Christian friend.


To request a Stephen Minister: CALL OUR HOTLINE at 650.330.7516 or email us.


Who Should Request a Stephen Minister? If you are dealing with any of the following challenges in your life, please contact us so that we can help:

  • Hospitalization
  • Terminally ill (and family members)
  • Moving into or out of our community
  • Grieving a death or serious loss
  • Homebound or institutionalized
  • Prisoners, ex-offenders and their families
  • In job crisis
  • Aging and elderly
  • Disabled (and families)
  • Needing the support of a Christian friend
  • Facing life transitions
  • Separated or divorced
  • Experiencing birth or adoption
  • In spiritual crisis

If you are interested in becoming a Stephen Minister, please click here.