KGF CARE is committed to providing Christ-centered care through our Stephen Ministry team. This ministry not only benefits the community, it has an amazing effect on the Stephen Ministers too.

“Through Stephen Ministry training, I’ve come a long way in my spiritual walk. The skills I learned as a Stephen Minister are modeled on how Jesus related to people, so I can use them in many different settings to bring the love of God to others.” Li, Social Worker, Sydney Australia

“Stephen Minister training has helped me grow —personally, spiritually, and professionally. I use my Stephen Minister skills all the time with patients, peers, and physicians. Stephen Ministry has made a big difference in my own life and in my congregation.” Anna Paulette Farnham, Registered Nurse Hendersonville, Tennessee

“Stephen Minister training taught me not just how to be a caregiver, but how to live life in a new way—being Christ to other people. It’s an awesome blessing to be used by God to bring hope and healing to someone else. I am humbled.” Mike Seden, Carpenter Kennesaw, Georgia

“Being a Stephen Minister has taught me to rely on God instead of always trying to fix things myself. I’ve learned what to say, how to listen, and what to do during a crisis. It’s a great feeling to provide people with the spiritual care and support they need.” John Eichelberger, Physician Greenwood, South Carolina

“My faith has grown, my prayer life has doubled, and I know how to really make a difference in people’s lives. I’d encourage anyone who has the chance to become a Stephen Minister.” George Lund, Architect Prairie Village, Kansas

“God gave me a heart for other people. Stephen Ministry gave me the skills I needed to minister to other people and bring God’s love into their lives during a time of deep need. I’m humbled and awed God can use me like this.” Charlotte Sarles, Manager-Care/Case Management Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Without a doubt, serving as a Stephen Minister has been the most rewarding, growthproducing, meaningful thing I’ve ever done!” Don Desnoyers Electrician Highland, Michigan “I’ve been a Stephen Minister for nearly ten years and can truly say it becomes a part of your life. I’m more in tune with people’s needs. I always do my best to listen, care, and model the love of Jesus. It’s such a blessing to see God working through me to change lives.” Phyllis Neuenfeldt, College Math Instructor Shoreview, Minnesota

“Stephen Ministry has given me a way to serve God more faithfully by being his presence to those in need. In the process God has blessed me with skills I didn’t know I had and enriched my life in more ways than I could ever imagine.” Gene Barndt, Aerospace Engineer Manassas, Virginia

If you want to learn more about becoming a Stephen Minister, email or contact Wayne Wayne Laurie – Stephen Ministry Leader,, 250-212-0312.If you want to learn even more about the impact Stephen Ministers have, watch the following video: