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Resources Stephen Leaders Use

Here is an overview of the resources Stephen Leaders use as they train Stephen Ministers and lead Stephen Ministry in the congregation.

At a Leader’s Training Course, Stephen Leaders learn how to effectively use all these resources.

Stephen Series Leader’s Manual

The Leader’s Manual provides Stephen Leaders with the knowledge they need to train Stephen Ministers and direct Stephen Ministry in the congregation. The user-friendly documents and intuitive file folder organization put invaluable information at your fingertips.

The Stephen Minister’s Essential Training Library

The Stephen Minister’s Essential Training Library contains the resources Stephen Ministers read and use during their 50 hours of training. Stephen Leaders also use these resources as they lead Stephen Ministers through that training.

  • The two-volume Stephen Ministry Training Manual

  • Christian Caregiving—a Way of Life

  • Speaking the Truth in Love: How to Be an Assertive Christian

  • When and How to Use Mental Health Resources: A Guide for Stephen Ministers, Stephen Leaders, and Church Staff

Stephen Ministry Training Video Collection

The Stephen Ministry Training Video Collection includes four videos that are an integral part of Stephen Minister training:

  • Stephen Ministry and Mental Health Issues

  • Stephen Ministry Small Group Peer Supervision: A Demonstration

  • Focus on Specific Supervision Skills

  • Go—God Is with You!

The Supervision Group Facilitator Manual

The Supervision Group Facilitator Manual is used by those who facilitate twice-monthly Small Group Peer Supervision—a key step to ensure quality caregiving. This manual provides facilitators with a thorough understanding of supervision and equips them with essential small group facilitation skills.