Our Pastor

The Reverend Stephen Row

Pastor Steve lives in Buxton, ME, with his wife Beth and their dog.  He is originally from eastern Pennsylvania and has two adult children, Peter and Jessica and one granddaughter, Isabella, almost 14.

Steve was ordained in 1979 in North Haven, ME. Besides Maine, he has served in churches in Pennsylvania, NJ, and NY. In addition to ministry, he has worked as a journalist, newspaper editor, and teacher. He graduated from Harvard and Princeton Theological Seminary and is now enrolled part-time at the University of Southern Maine and working toward a degree in astrophysics.

Steve rowed crew in college and now enjoys long walks, yoga and treasures quiet time with Beth at their summer cottage on the Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick, Canada).  He has one brother in Wisconsin.