Dr. Jessica M. Smith
Senior Executive Director of Research, Planning and Spiritual Formation at the General Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Church
Dr. Jessica M. Smith will host morning devotionals on Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27 as part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2023.
Dr. Jessica M. “Jessie” Smith is the senior executive director of Research, Planning and Spiritual Formation at the General Board of Church and Society. Jessie holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Virginia, Masters of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in Theological Studies from Emory University. Jessie enjoys cheering for the Washington Spirit women’s soccer team, drinking a good cup of coffee, writing on contemporary theological questions and attending live comedy shows.