FPC Campus Closure | Tuesday, Sept. 14

Due to inclement weather and the risk of hazardous road conditions, the FPC campus will close today at 5 PM and remain closed all day tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 14).

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About Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are lay congregation members trained to provide one-to-one care to those experiencing a difficult time in life, such as grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, or relocation. Stephen Ministers come from all walks of life, but they all share a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time of need.

Since 1975, more than 600,000 people from more than 13,000 congregations and other organizations have been trained as Stephen Ministers. Please take a moment to click on the links below and read the information that shares details about the role that Stephen Ministers play in the continuum of care in the church.


Stephen Ministry: The After People Q&A About Stephen Ministry



Training to Become a Stephen Minister

FPC is pleased to announce that we will be training a class of Stephen Ministers this fall (August 2021)! We ask that you pray and consider whether you are being called to become a Stephen Minister here at FPC.

Below are the dates to keep in mind as you consider being a part of this training class: 

If you are interested in applying to be trained as a Stephen Minister, please click on the link below and complete the application. Once completed, please scan or send the application to Patsy Powell in the caring ministry or caring@fpchouston.org.

Stephen Minister Application



To learn more about Stephen Ministry, watch the following videos:

Becoming a Stephen Minister Care Receivers Tell Their Stories