The Rev. Dr. Bill Smutz, has been an ordained Presbyterian pastor for over thirty years. A native of Webster Groves, his academic background includes a B.A. in Economics & Business from Westminster College (Fulton, MO), a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Eden Theological Seminary. Bill has served churches in Ohio, Missouri, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Indiana. He served as the interim/transitional pastor at St. John’s UCC,Chesterfield from September 2015 – November, 2017, and since December 2017 has been the interim/transitional pastor at First Congregational Church of St. Louis in Clayton. Bill and his wife, Gina, have three adult sons, and are over-the-moon grandparents of Taylor, George and Maggie! Bill is an anglophile, music lover, apple grower, architecture junkie, stamp collector, frustrated model railroader……who thinks the Green Bay Packers hold a special place in the divine pantheon……who knows that disciples of Jesus always live in hope……who trusts that there will always be a Church of Jesus Christ, but believes the Holy Spirit is presently reshaping the church in new and different ways for God’s unfolding future!