Stephen Trafton

Youth Ministry Director

Stephen has lived in New York City since 2016 and currently lives with his wife and two children in Astoria. He grew up in Bowling Green, KY and earned his Bachelor of Music in Music Theatre. Stephen joined the Redeemer staff as Youth Ministry Manager in 2013.

In his role, Stephen leads and oversees the Wise Side Youth Community. “I seek to cultivate a community amongst staff, leaders, parents and students that is gospel centered, joy filled, mercy minded and outward faced.” His favorite part about his job is how much he loves and cares for their incredible students. “They are so intelligent, super talented, wonderfully complex and way cooler than I."