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Minister

Theodore Dewitt Smith, American minister. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1965; certified touch ministry training facilitator. Recipient certificates of award EMERGE Ministries Inc., 1984. Member Akron and Vicinity Baptist Ministerial Conference, Phi Beta Sigma.

Background

Smith, Theodore Dewitt was born on January 19, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Theodore DeWitt Senior and Ernestine (Clay) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, Judson College, 1978. Master of Divinity, Ashland (Ohio) Theological Seminary, 1983. Doctor of Ministry, Ashland (Ohio) Theological Seminary, 1985.

Career

Pastor, Progressive Baptist Church, Elgin, Illinois, 1970-1978;pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio., since 1978. Chairman Progressive National Baptist Convention Board Edition and Publication, Washington, 1985-1987. President Ohio Progressive Baptist State Convention Inc., Akron, since 1989.

Dean Progressive National Baptist Convention Inc. Congress of Christian Education, Washington, since 1989 (Marshal A. Talley award 1986).

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1965. Certified touch ministry training facilitator.

Membership

Member Akron and Vicinity Baptist Ministerial Conference, Phi Beta Sigma.

Connections

Married Aretta Armentha Smith. Children: Darin, Derrick, Tonya, Tamara.

father:
Theodore DeWitt Senior Smith

mother:
Ernestine (Clay) Smith

spouse:
Aretta Armentha Smith

child:
Darin Smith

child:
Derrick Smith

child:
Tonya Smith

child:
Tamara Smith