Meet Our Vicar General
Bishop David Smith Jr. has been in ordained ministry, in some capacity, for over 30 years. His vocation originally began in a local Baptist church in Cleveland, OH and has progressed to him receiving ordination as a Western-Rite Orthodox priest, and as an Anglican priest, and consecration as a Western Rite Orthodox bishop.
Since entering ministry his experiences have been varied included, teaching bible study for Athletes in Action, helping to write theological training programs, co-hosting a Christian radio program, part-time parish ministry, and most recently serving as an Examining Chaplain.
Chaplain Smith works bi-vocationally combining a career in ministry with a career in healthcare; previously he was an educator in public education and at several career colleges. His pursuits outside of ministry include becoming an amateur chef/gourmet cook.