Dean Stephen Carlsen
“I am continually aware of how blessed I am to serve at Christ Church when I hear our choirs and musicians offering their best to God.”
Dean Stephen Carlsen
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Steve is the Dean and Rector at Christ Church Cathedral. He grew up in the Midwest, was ordained in the Diocese of Chicago, and was drawn to CCC’s inclusiveness, diversity, and compassion for local and global communities. He reveres the music program and the choirs’ vocal beauty. Steve is also a self-proclaimed bicycle geek; on his latest sabbatical, Steve and his wife, Jen, went on a six-month bike tour through South America and Mexico.