Pastor for Congregational Life and Discipleship
Ethan joined the pastoral staff in October 2015. He is married to Holly, who is the Communications Coordinator at Hope. They both graduated from Florida State University in 2006. Ethan has worked with youth and families in Florida, Scotland, and most recently in Charlotte, where he also completed his Master of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary. The Smiths have two daughters, Annaleigh and Addison.
Ethan enjoys reading John Grisham and books on World War II; playing tennis, basketball, and golf; watching documentaries with Holly; and dominating in capture the flag and gaga ball.
Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places by Eugene Peterson
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
The Reign of Grace by Scotty SmithEmail
Phone: (704) 621-6477