Rev. Kirby D. Smith has been our pastor since 2006. He is a native of Indiana but grew up in Vienna, in northern Virginia. He is married to Laura. They have two grown children.
Rev. Smith has a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University and earned his Masters’ of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
Rev. Smith has been a pastor since 1983 and has served four churches, all of them in Virginia.
He has been active in local and state Baptist organizations, and for seven years served as an adjunct professor at The John Leland Center for Theological Studies.
When his children were growing up, he was active in local youth sports, coaching baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer.
Rev. Laura Smith is our Pianist. She has also been with us since 2006. And yes, she is our pastor’s wife!
Laura received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Performance from Radford University. She also studied at the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Winchester, VA, and at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
Laura has served alongside Kirby in each of their churches, filling roles as Music Minister, pianist, and organist. She also has served as accompanist at various local and state Baptist meetings.
In addition, Laura has been a private piano instructor since 1983.
Interim Music Director
Mrs. Carol Hamrick has been our interim music director since February 2020.
She received her music degree from Appalachian State University, and is currently a music teacher at Jacobs Road Elementary School in Chesterfield County.