Fr. Stephen Vernak is a native of New Jersey, and a graduate of the University of Vermont and St. Tikhon Seminary. For the past eleven years, since his graduation from seminary, he has served as pastor at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Anna met at church while they were both living in Eugene, Oregon. They are blessed with four children, and have been married for fifteen years. He is an OCF Chaplain at the Penn State Harrisburg campus and has served as the New Orleans Real Break clergy leader for the past three years. Passionate about the work of OCF and the students whose lives it enriches, he is honored to co-labor with you at this years Student Leadership Institute.