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Life and career
Stevens was born in Wollongong, New South Wales. He grew up in Gateshead, Newcastle. He was drawn to the church as a boy and felt called to ordained ministry after high school. After initially studying commerce and working for Fell & Starkey (chartered accountants) he completed a BA in education, classics and philosophy at the University of Newcastle and then studied theology at St John's College, Morpeth.
Ordained in 1979, Stevens had ministry positions in Newcastle, Merriwa, Wingham, Nambucca Heads and Tweed Heads. He completed a master's degree in ecumenical theology at Trinity College, University of Dublin in Ireland in 1985.
Bishop of Riverina
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|Bishop of Riverina
2005 – present