Stephen Ministries

Ever Thought about Becoming a Stephen Minister?

What exactly is Stephen Ministry? Stephen Ministry is a ministry in our congregation in which trained and supervised lay persons, called Stephen Ministers; provide on-to-one Christian care to individuals facing life challenges or difficulties.

What Do Stephen Ministers Do? Stephen Minister are caring Christian friends who listen, understand, accept, and pray for and with care receivers who are working through a crisis or a tough time, while keeping strict confidentiality.

You can learn more about this national organization by visiting this link.

If you would like to know more about becoming a Stephen Minister, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information, 515-964-4249.

Ankeny First United Methodist Church
206 SW Walnut Ankeny, Iowa 50023