The Rev. Stephen McPeek was ordained to the transitional diaconate in June 2019 by Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was ordained to the priesthood in July 2020 by Bishop Mark Edington at St.Augustine of Canterbury in Wiesbaden, Germany where he worked as a curate. In addition to his work with the congregation, Steve worked in mission development with the mission churches of the Convocation and chairs the Convocation's Task Force on Racism and Reconciliation.
Steve earned a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in German Language and Literature from the University of Hawaii in 1982. He graduated in May 2019 from the Seminary of the Southwest with a Master of Divinity. Before attending the Seminary of the Southwest, Steve was a business owner and worked as operations manager for a campus of the University of Hawaii at Hilo before attending seminary.
Steve is married to Rev. Vincent McTighe, a priest with the American National Catholic Church. Together they are raising 9-year old Alexis. Steve and Vincent have five adult children and nine grandchildren from Steve's marriage with Lorna who passed away in 2006. Steve and Lorna served for 15 years with University of the Nations and "Jugend mit einer Mission Deutschland (JMEM)" until 1997. After returning to Hawaii, Steve was active in various congregations. In 2011 he became a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Kamuela, Hawaii and served as music minister at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Paauilo, Hawaii.