On Sunday April 19, 2015, Door To Hope Church named Pastor Barry Smith, as the new lead pastor. He will be the new lead pastor effective Sunday April 26.
A general meeting of the members voted Pastor Barry in on Sunday April 19.
Barry had been the Associate Pastor for the last five years under Pastor Bernard Evan’s leadership. Barry comes to us with a wealth of experience. He graduated from Elim Bible Institute, in Lima, NY in 1996.
He had studied earlier under the continuing ministerial studies program of Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. He studied at Liberty University from 1991-1994.
Barry’s previous Lead Pastor experience was with New Hope Christian Fellowship, Dolgeville, NY from 1996-2004.
Barry has spent the last 9 years in various ministerial positions at churches in Geneva, Palmyra, and Canandaigua, NY in addition to his last 5 years at Door To Hope Church.
Barry worked as Small Group Leader, Worship Leader, Teacher/Preacher, and Pulpit Supply in those churches. Would you kindly Welcome Pastor Barry and his lovely wife Anita, as our new Lead Pastor of Door To Hope Church.