Bishop Coadjutor Search / Busqueda del Obispo Coadjutor

Follow the search committee’s work: Bishop Coadjutor Nomination / Nominacion para el Obispo Coadjutor “Prayer for Bishop Diocesan Search”: God of all life, giver of every good gift, look graciously on your church and guide the hearts and minds of each member of our search committee with the power of the Holy Spirit. Inspire us as we […]

Bishop Coadjutor Search Committee / Comité de Búsqueda del Obispo Coadjutor

Bishop Coadjutor will be elected at the Annual Convention of the Diocese in December 2016. Elected Bishop Coadjutor will become the Diocesan Bishop once and when Bishop Jon Bruno retires. During the Spring and early Summer of 2015, the committee will focus on the stage of the description and study of the characteristics of the […]

The Rev. Fr. Kirby Smith Bio

The Rev. Fr. Kirby Smith Although I hate to admit it, God was not really a part of my life until rather late.  While growing up in Tampa, Florida, I attended church rather infrequently with my parents.  My father was in the US Air Force, and while we did not move around very much, most […]

Summary of Faith

God’s Holy Spirit moves through all of human life. We all experience the power of the Spirit with every breath we take. The Spirit’s presence is clearest in moments of depth: Moments when justice triumphs; when the rejected are welcomed, when wounds are healed; when broken relationships are reconciles. whenever truth is revealed or beauty […]

 To all the Good Folks at St. Luke’s, As you may know, on the Sunday before last I announced my retirement from St. Luke’s and active ministry effective December 31, 2014. Ever since my major back surgery in June 2013, I have had severe, chronic pain in both my feet and ankles. Even with strong pain medications […]