Chaplain R. Steve Lowe
Founder, President,and Executive Chaplain Pacific Youth Correctional Ministries
MA, Talbot Theo. Seminary – Biola University
MA, Pepperdine University
MA, California State University, San Bernardino
Doctoral Course Work, Claremont University
As a former probation counselor and therapist and today as a seasoned juvenile correctional chaplain, Steve has provided over 40 years of professional institutional service to California’s San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange counties. Supervising the Protestant Chaplaincy Ministry for the Orange County Juvenile Justice Complex’s seven institutions since 1981, Steve’s purpose is to help fulfill the Great Commission with incarcerated and hurting youth, adults, and their families.
As the Founder, President, and Executive Chaplain for Pacific Youth Correctional Ministries, an international chaplain-placing ministry, Steve also assists Christian organizations and penal agencies as a consultant in program origination and development. He has experience as an adjunct faculty member, specializing in criminology and juvenile deliquency.
Steve is an ordained minister and is joined in ministry by his wife Jan. Steve and Jan have three grown children: Jeff, Morgan (deceased), and Jessica.