Application to Serve Form
Application to Serve Form
First Name:  * 
Last Name:  * 
Street Address:  * 
Phone:  * 
Your Email Address  * 
Please respond to the following questions below.
What is your motivation for wanting to become a Stephen Minister? * 
Please list your current involvement at SUMC, including any classes or ministries in which you are serving or have recently served. * 
What gifts and experiences do you believe you would bring to the Stephen Ministry that could be of benefit to others? * 
In what ways do you think you would personally benefit from your training and service as a Stephen Minister? * 
In your own words, describe how you envision you would help others who are going through a difficult time and have asked to have a Stephen Minister. * 
Please describe briefly your relationship with Jesus Christ. * 
What does "being a Christian" mean to you? * 
If you successfully complete the training program and are commissioned as a Stephen Minister at SUMC, are you willing to serve faithfully for a minimum of 24 months?  * 
Serving faithfully includes the initial 50 hours of training, weekly 1 hour visits to your care receivers, and twice monthly supervisory meetings.
After training is completed, the average time involved will be 10 hours per month.
What changes, if any, would you have to make in your life in order to fulfill this commitment? * 
Is there anything additional you would like to share regarding yourself or your interest in Stephen Ministry?
Below, please provide the names of 3 people who will serve as a personal reference for you. At least 2 must be from a ministry you have served in during your time at SUMC.
1st Reference Name:  * 
1st Reference Phone:  * 
Relationship to 1st Reference:  * 
2nd Reference Name:  * 
2nd Reference Phone:  * 
Relationship to 2nd Reference:  * 
3rd Reference Name:  * 
3rd Reference Phone:  * 
Relationship to 3rd Reference:  * 
Thank you for your interest. The SUMC Stephen Leaders will treat the information you provided on this form with confidentiality and respect. A Stephen Leader will contact you soon.
If you have questions in the interim, please contact Mary Ann Kinlaw at (678) 525-6989 or Van Burton at (404) 556-7629.
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