Peter Stube

Associate, part time

A priest for 41 years, the grandson, son, and brother of missionaries to southeast Asia. His father was an Episcopal priest. Peter served parishes in Pennsylvania, Eastern North Carolina, Atlanta, Arkansas, and Montana where he grew up. He received his M.Div. and D. Min from Virginia Theological Seminary. Peter married his college sweetheart Rachael and they raised three sons all now serving in care-related professions. Peter and Rachael have three wonderful daughters in law, nine grandchildren whom they try to see as often as possible. They are currently raising a 2-year-old Labradoodle named Gracie. Peter is a baritone soloist and sang in the Choral Arts society.

Peter is a tertiary of the Third Order, Society of St. Francis (TSSF) and serves on Chapter. In addition, he heads an international task force exploring innovative ways of providing lifelong formation for Third Order Franciscans.

For the Diocese of Pennsylvania, he consults with parishes and vestries, and mentors priests. For the diocese of East Carolina, he was the Canon Theologian and led a team to design ways of listening so that reconciliation could take place. He was also president of the Standing Committee and Deputy to three General Conventions. Fr. Stube offers Spiritual Direction, is a recognized Bible teacher, and has developed small group ministry in each parish he has served. He has also engaged community planning in the communities he served.

He is delighted to become a part of the Good Samaritan pastoral team and looks forward to being a part of this faithful community.