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Rev. Dr. Pamela J. Stevens, Ph.D.
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Clergy in Charge

Rev. Dr. Stevens, whom we address as "Reverend Pamela," was called to St. Peter's in May of 2024. She is a native California who hails originally from Los Angeles, and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at San Diego, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Yale University, and a Certificate in Anglican Studies from the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. Rev. Dr. Stevens completed her Ph.D. in Theological Studies from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She was part of the Historical and Cultural Studies of Religion Department, with concentrations in Christian Spirituality, Anglican Liturgy, and the History of Art.


Rev. Pamela entered seminary after a decades-long career in property management and renewable energy development and advocacy. Since graduating from seminary, she has taught courses in church history at San Francisco Theological Seminary and continues to write and publish on the topic of multiculturality in the history of Anglicanism, toward a decolonizing perspective of Anglican mission and church polity. She serves actively on deanery and diocesan committees, and in her personal life enjoys being part of a large extended family. 


Rev. Pamela is fully bicultural and bilingual, and she concurrently serves as Clergy in Charge at El Buen Pastor, a spanish-speaking congregation that is a specialized mission of the Diocese of California. El Buen Pastor worships in the chapel at St. Peter's on Sunday afternoons with a deep connection to St. Peter's. 

Sr. Warden

Nancy Oliver

Nancy Oliver, Senior Warden
Jr. Warden

Paul Berning is also the backup/substitute Tech Verger.

Paul Berning, Junior Warden
Jenny Beyer Cornell, DMA
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Tel: 650-367-0777
Music Director

Jenny (née James Richard Frieman) has served as Director of Music at St. Peter's since 2015.  A native of Philadelphia, she received her doctorate in conducting from Stanford University in 1999, and holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in music from San Francisco State University and Temple University’s Boyer College of Music, respectively.  


She served as Music Director of the San Diego Master Chorale from 1999 through 2002 and was Assistant Conductor to Maestro Kerry Stratton with the Huntsville Festival Orchestra in Ontario (Canada) in 1999 and 2000. For ten years, she served as Music Director of the San Francisco Concert Chorale and Orchestra, where her artistic partners included the Kronos Quartet, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and the Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic. From 1979 to 1984, she was Director of Choral Music at Sonoma State University, and has also served as assistant conductor and chorus master with West Bay Opera, Fremont Opera and Berkeley Opera.


She is also Music Director of the New Millennium Chamber Orchestra, an acclaimed volunteer ensemble that she co-founded in 20112.

Ronald Cook
Pronouns: he, him, his
Tel: 650-367-0777

Ron is a parishioner at All Saints, San Leandro and has a background in technology and administration.

Ron was born in Rochester, NY, but  grew up primarily in South Carolina. Raised in the Presbyterian Church, graduating from Furman University with a BA in Philosophy, he went on to spend the first decade of his post-college years serving with the international Christian drama ministry, Covenant Players. During this work, he met his future wife, Amy, who now serves the Episcopal Diocese of California as the Canon for Faith Formation. Before they left the road, they served together in Europe, and in Canada.

Prior to relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area they spent twenty-one years in eastern Massachusetts where they were confirmed in the Episcopal Church by Bishop Barbara C. Harris. Over the course of these years, Ron served a variety of roles in the church. 

Currently he serves as Treasurer at All Saints and supports a few other ministries in the Bay Area wearing a variety of hats.

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