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The church staff and it’s leadership serve the GracePoint church body by working alongside the congregation in the various ministries of the church: Our pastors and lay leaders provide spiritual leadership and teaching to equip the church, and deacons serve those leading and working in our ministries.

Stephen Smart

Stephen Smart

Junior High Pastor
Student Ministries
Stephen.Smart@ExploreGracePoint.com
651-633-7515

Stephen was born and raised in Macomb IL and attended Lincoln Christian College and Seminary where he earned is degree in General Ministries, holding a primary focus on Student Ministry and a secondary focus in Worship Arts. 2016 marks his fifteenth year of ministry.

Stephen has served in various roles in several churches (Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Worship Pastor), and currently serves as our Jr. High Pastor, having been at GracePoint since May of 2009. He is passionate about Jr. High students breaking away from their associated faith through their parents and owning their own faith through the exploration of God’s Word and the life of Jesus.

Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife Ceallaigh (pronounced Kelly) and their family of two children, as well as camping, fishing, sports, and music. Stephen is currently enrolled at Bethel University pursuing a Masters of Strategic Leadership and will graduate in the spring of 2018.

Take a peek at our student page for more info