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Chris Smith

Assistant Pastor of Discipleship & Outreach

Chris was born in Philadelphia, but grew up in central Indiana. After graduating from Purdue University in 1991 with a degree in Public Relations, he did youth ministry for a Presbyterian church in the Pittsburgh area. After Sonja finished at Purdue a year later, they married, and she joined Chris for another 4 years of ministry in Pittsburgh. In 1996, the Smiths moved to St. Louis for seminary. Chris graduated in 2000 with an M.Div and has had a broad range of ministry experience over the last 15 years, serving in both urban and suburban contexts, as an interim pastor and a church planter. In July 2016 Chris accepted a call as an Assistant Pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Chris and Sonja have two girls, Abigail and Hannah Grace, two boys, Xander and Andrew, and one golden retriever, Riley.

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