Pastor Steve has served Christ Chapel since 2001. A graduate of Grove City College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, he was ordained by the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference. He is active in the Ithaca community, serving as a volunteer firefighter and chaplain with the Cayuga Heights Fire Department. He can be reached at (607) 257-2846.
Our Pastor Emeritus
Pastor Stern served as pastor of Christ Chapel from its founding, in 1984, until 2001. Born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa, he is a graduate of Wheaton College (IL) and Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa).
During his 60 years of ministry, Pastor Stern represented a mission agency based in London, England; served as a chaplain at Cornell University; and held three pastorates.