Steve is an experienced parish minister, having previously served as the settled minister of the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, MA for nine years. He has also served as the interim minister of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church of Portland, ME; the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence, MA; the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, MA; and the First Parish (Unitarian Universalist) of Scituate, MA.
Steve is a 1986 graduate of Bangor Theological Seminary. Before entering the ministry, he was for some years a Fencing Master and assistant varsity fencing coach for Cornell University. In 1980, he was an assistant coach of the U.S. national and Olympic fencing team. He also worked for several years as a joiner for Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers in Auburn, ME. Reverend Cook is a member and past Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship.
In addition to his ministerial work, Rev. Steve is a member of the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus and resides in Quincy, MA with his wife, Eileen Kelly.