Kentwood Staff

  • Dave Smith

    Senior Pastor

    Dave and Para Smith came to Kentwood in 2002 along with their three boys: Deylan, Austin and Tanner. Dave, a native Richmonder,  earned his Bachelor's degree from Radford University and his Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Para earned a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Social Work from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • Lori Taylor

    Church Secretary

    Lori is married to Jim and they have 2 children, Stephen and Kristen.  Lori is new to her position at Kentwood, but has been involved in Youth Ministry for several years.  You can contact Lori during office hours from 8:30am - 1pm, Monday thru Thursday at 932.5370.

  • Jenne Bickett

    W.E.E. Care Preschool Director

    Jenne is excited to be a part of the legacy this ministry offers to the community. She believes children are one of God's greatest gifts and that each one is uniquely crafted by our Creator. Her passion is to instill a love for Jesus and a love for learning at a young age to each of the children the Lord brings to become a part of the WEE Care family.  Jenne is married to Tony, they have two children of their own and live in the New Kent area.  You can contact Jenne at 806-787-2651.