The Rev. Maureen Stein


Assistant to the Bishop



Staff Oversight

  • First Call Theological Education
  • Interim Ministry


Pastor Maureen Stein grew up in the Chicago suburbs. She graduated from Concordia Teachers' College (now Concordia University) in River Forest, then from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA with a master's degree in Occupational Therapy. She worked as an occupational therapist in psychiatric hospitals for a dozen years before returning to school at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, receiving her MDiv in 1991.

She served Trinity Lutheran Church in Chenoa for 9 years, and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Colfax for 7 of those 9 years. She retired in 2015, having served as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Canton for 14 years.

She and Brian, married 43 years, have two adult children, Rachel, married to Chris, and Nathan, married to Velia.

Rev. Maureen Stein

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