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In July 2017, Stephanie Hubach entered into a partnership with Covenant Theological Seminary as a Research Fellow in Disability Ministries and Visiting Instructor for Educational Ministries. From 2007-2016, Stephanie Hubach served as Mission to North America’s Special Needs Ministries Founding Director. Mission to North America (MNA) is associated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).  She has also served on the Lancaster Christian Council on Disability (LCCD) and on the advisory board for Chosen Families.  For eight years prior to her appointment at MNA, Steph and her husband Fred led the Special Needs Ministry at Reformed Presbyterian Church in Ephrata, PA. Steph also formerly volunteered as a member of the board of directors for The Arc of Lancaster County, chairperson of the Lancaster County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Advisory Board, and president of the board of directors for the Infant Evaluation Program of State College, PA.

 

Steph is the author of Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability (Presbyterian and Reformed Publishers, September 2006), director of a Christian Education DVD series by the same title, and author of All Things Possible: Calling Your Church Leadership to Embrace Disability Ministry (Joni and Friends, August 2007). She has been published in ByFaith magazine, Covenant magazine, Focus on the Family magazine, and Breakpoint online magazine. Steph has written for Not-Alone.org, a blog for parents of children with special needs, written by Christian authors who have children with disabilities. Steph also coordinated a writing team for Christianity Today to provide a Disability Ministry Track in The Ministry Essentials Bible, which was released in September 2014.

 

Stephanie is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College), and has an M.A. in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 

 

Steph and her husband Fred have been married for 34 years. They have two deeply loved sons: Fred and Tim, the younger of whom has Down syndrome. The Hubachs have also added a wonderful daughter-in-law to the family, Cecelia, who is married to Fred. The family resides in Lancaster County, PA.