Steve UMC staff youth students pastor

steve stone, pastor of youth & families

Steve received his BFA from the University of Memphis with a concentration in Graphic Design. On May 11th, Steve graduated From Vanderbilt Divinity School with a Masters in Divinity centered on a concentration in both theological studies and the creation of art. Steve has been in youth ministry for over 20 years now serving in the Memphis area before moving to Nashville 5 years ago to attend Vanderbilt Divinity. 
In his free-time, Steve loves spending time with his family, watching movies, creating art, and exploring God's beautiful creation. Steve loves working in various mediums including sculpture, pottery, drawing, painting, recycled materials, and photography. He has been a part of group shows at Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Divinity, Downtown Presbyterian Church, and the University of Memphis. In his work, Steve often explores the intersectionality of art, spirituality, embodiment, and being.
Steve has been married to his beautiful bride, Amy Stone, for the past 14 years. Amy is a 6th grade math teacher at St. Paul Christian Academy. Steve also has a smart, creative, sporty daughter named Caroline who is 11 years old and entering the sixth grade in the fall at St. Paul.

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