Steve and Mary Prokopchak
Steve and Mary Prokopchak, as members of the DOVE International Apostolic Council, help to provide oversight and direction for DOVE churches in the United States and the Caribbean region. They also serve on the DOVE USA team. A Christian family and marriage counselor for many years, Steve earned his master of human services degree from Lincoln University. Mary is a retired registered nurse. Active in local politics, Mary’s personal cause is to see an end to abortion.
Steve and Mary’s vision and hearts’ cry is to see people made whole in their personal lives, marriages, and families. Countless individuals have been affected by Steve and Mary’s training, whether it is one-on-one or through seminars, conferences, marriage retreats, or written materials. They travel regularly, ministering in churches across the nation and internationally, giving people the various leadership and counseling tools they need.
Steve and Mary have been married for 47 years and have three married children. They enjoy four grandchildren. Their home is in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. They thoroughly enjoy weekend getaways in the mountains, a good NASCAR race, and praying together.
Steve and Mary Prokopchak wrote Called Together, a unique pre- and post-marital workbook designed for couple-to-couple mentoring use. A Called Together mentor seminar is free online here. Their follow-up book, Staying Together: Marriage; A Lifelong Affair, is designed to challenge and change married couples. Steve also authored a series of booklets called People Helping People on counseling topics suitable for small groups. He co-authored the book The Biblical Role of Elders for Today’s Church and Battle Cry for Your Marriage. He is the author of the books Identity: The Distinctiveness of You, Counseling Basics, and In Pursuit of Obedience. Steve has had articles published in Charisma magazine and Ministry Today.