The Rev. Steve Best

Associate for Couples & Family Life

Steve, a native of the Seattle area, joined the St. Thomas Staff in 2002 and has served in a variety of ministries. He is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary and Seattle Pacific University’s professional counseling program. He has a special interest in the integration of spirituality and healing, pre-marital counseling, pastoral care, and adult formation. In additional to serving as a parish priest, Steve is also a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice. He is married to Jannie who also serves on staff and they have a daughter, Rachel, who is studying at Gonzaga University. In his free time, Steve enjoys Jannie’s fabulous cooking, the live theater, movies, skiing, the great out-of-doors, all things Franciscan and spending time with friends and family.