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Senior Minister

Reverend Colby Smith began serving as our senior minister on August 23, 2022. Before serving here in Danville, Rev. Smith was a pastor of First Christian Church in Independence, Missouri for 6 years, In Muncie, Indiana for 8 years, and Marshall, Missouri for 7 years. He attended the University of Texas where he majored in physics until his interest in ministry took hold, he enrolled at the seminary of Brite Divinity School T.C.U. in Fort Worth.

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Children's Ministry Director

Ever since the 7th grade, Patti Wright knew she wanted to be a music teacher thanks to a wonderful mentor who took her under her wing and helped her with children’s music during Sunday School.  She knew very quickly that she wanted to work with children and was very lucky to get into the Indiana University School of Music where she earned a Bachelor of Music Education in Choral and General Music. For over 20 years,  Before moving to Danville, Patti was the administrative assistant at Simpsonville Christian Church where she also directed a Children's Choir and helped with kids K-5th grade. Patti has a son and daughter and enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters. She also has a love for her two cats.

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Youth Ministry Director/
Facilities Administrator

Stephen is a retired United States Air Force veteran. In March 2020, he moved to Danville with his wife and two sons. He graduated from Campbellsville University in May 2022 with a degree in Pastoral Ministries. Stephen has a real passion for our youth and feels called to create a safe space that allows them an opportunity to ask deep and thoughtful questions about God, the Bible, and the world. He also oversees the building and property of the church. Stephen enjoys playing with his sons, reading, and an occasional game of golf in his free time.

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Interim Music Director

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Front Office Manager

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Born in Laurel, Mississippi, Harry grew up in south Mississippi on a large working farm and attended William Carey University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Church Music majoring in Organ Performance and Conducting and pursued graduate studies at Southern Seminary in Louisville with concentration in Church Music/Organ/Liturgy. His teachers include Donald Winters, Jim Rightmyer, Marilyn Keiser, and Gerre Hancock (improvisation). Since 15 years old, Harry has been a church organist and/or director. He has one daughter, Caty, and two of the world’s greatest grandchildren! He enjoys entertaining, cooking, playing bridge, and of course playing with Jackson, age 9, and Ruthie Cate, age 4. Harry considers himself to be most blessed to have become connected with First Christian Church in his “retirement “. "This body of worshipers and workers is an amazing addition to my life!"

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Business Administrator

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Yvonne Brand, Daytime Custodian

Jessica Maynard, Night Custodian & Nursery Caregiver


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