About the Pastor

The Rev. Maurice C. Frontz, III, has been the pastor of St. Stephen Lutheran Church since June 1, 2012. A native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he received a Masters of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg in 2002, and was ordained to the Holy Ministry on June 2, 2002. Before being called to St. Stephen, Pastor Frontz served as associate pastor and then as senior pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Pastor Frontz has been published in Forum Letter and in Lutheran Forum online, and was the worship leader for the 2013 NALC Convocation. Currently he is a guest Instructor in Liturgy for the North American Lutheran Seminary.

His interests include birding, reading, listening to classical and jazz music, doing the New York Times crossword, and following local professional sports teams and especially the Penn State Nittany Lions. He is the proud and grateful father of Michael, Katherine, Nicholas, Daniel, Matthew, and Molly. He and his wife Rebecka were married at St. Stephen in March, 2020.

Contact Pastor Frontz at pastor@ststephenpittsburgh.org