Clergy & Staff

  • The Rev. Cricket Cooper

    Rector

    The Rev. Cricket Cooper was ordained in 1989 following her graduation from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. Following that she served as an Associate Rector at the Church of St. John the Evangelist in St. Paul Minnesota. In 1991 she became the Associate Rector of St. Andrew’s church in Wellesley, MA and then the Interim Associate Rector Read More >>

  • The Rev. Joseph Farnes

    Assistant Rector

    Joseph Farnes comes all the way from Idaho Falls, Idaho, living between the foothills to the Rocky Mountains and the Arco Desert. He graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington with his BA in religion in 2008. He served in the Episcopal Service Corps / Resurrection House program in Omaha, Nebraska and then returned Read More >>

  • Kathy Sulock

    Parish Administrator

    Kathy has served as Parish Administrator at St. Stephen’s since January 1992. Her responsibilities include (but certainly aren’t limited to) parish accounting, congregational communication, and administrative oversight. Born and raised in New Jersey, she has been a resident of Pittsfield for more than 20 years. Kathy and her husband Peter have five adult children and Read More >>

  • William Frazier

    Pastoral Leader

    Bill has been a member of St. Stephen’s since 1987. He claims North Carolina as his birthplace and is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bill is a semi-retired Guidance Counselor from Pittsfield High. Bill is Coordinator of Tutors for the Pittsfield Public Schools. He sings with the Chancel Choir, works Read More >>

  • Joy Mullen

    Director of Music Ministries

    oy Mullen has been the Director of Music Ministries and Organist of St. Stephen’s since January 2012. She has been a church musician for most of her life. She directs the Parish Choir, Handbell Ringers and Children?s Choir. In addition, she works with vocal soloists and instrumentalists. Her goal is to provide music that will Read More >>

  • Dan Moon

    Coordinator of St. Stephen’s Table

    Dan has been a member of St. Stephen’s his entire life. He and his wife Angie were married at St. Stephen’s in 1992. Dan has taught Culinary Arts at Taconic High School since 2000. He also has extensive experience in the restaurant/ hospitality industry (serving as manager of the Dakota Restaurant for several years) and Read More >>

  • Roy Sutton

    Sunday Sexton

    Roy has been a member of St. Stephen’s Parish since he was a child. He joined the staff of St. Stephen’s in July of 2002. He also serves as a Sexton for weddings and funerals as well. Roy and his wife, Marie were married at St. Stephen’s in 1978. He is a former St. Stephen’s Read More >>

  • Berkshire County ARC

    Weekday Sextons

    A team from Berkshire County ARC’s Advantage Employee Network (AEN) serves as St. Stephen’s weekday sextons. Cheryl Smith provides supervision for the team. AEN is one of the most successful supported employment programs in Massachusetts. AEN provides comprehensive vocational services that include evaluations, career planning, job search and placement, on-the-job training and follow-up. In 2006, Read More >>

  • The Rev. Gwen Sears

    Deacon Emerita

    Gwen’s contributions to St. Stephen’s, the larger Pittsfield community, and the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts are beyond description!