Ethan C. Smith

Ethan Smith hails from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. After graduating from St. Olaf College, Ethan moved to Mumbai, India, where he interned with a social justice NGO for 18 months. He migrated to Birmingham in 2015 to pursue his M. Div. at Beeson Divinity School.

While in seminary, Ethan Smith met his wife, Kadie, and planted roots in Birmingham. Together they attend Grace Fellowship Church where they are both deacons and where Ethan also serves as a pastoral resident. His primary responsibilities include facilitating teaching and equipping courses and overseeing the children’s discipleship curriculum.

In his free time, Ethan enjoys making gourmet meals and partaking of good food and drink with close friends.

Ethan has learned to be a healthier and more whole minister while providing emotional and spiritual support to the patients and staff of UAB Hospital.