In the final analysis, it's about love.

-Frank VanderZwan

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.