Hannah Smith - Smoke Rise Baptist Church
Preschool Minister

Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith

Preschool Minister

Where are you from?

I grew up in Morris and currently live in Cullman.

Tell about your family (spouse, kids, etc.)

My husband, Josh, and I have been married for five years, and we have one daughter, Frances Claire, who is 3, and a son, Cole, who is due in January.

Details of your position (what do you do?):

At this age, we are tilling the soil of their hearts by providing a safe, nurturing environment and a Bible lesson. I never want the children to only think of what is taught like a story. Children now are inundated with tv shows and movies that show fantasy and magic, and I don't want what's taught from the Bible to blend in with those things. We use a curriculum that teaches stories in a way that preschoolers can understand what happened and what the lesson is from the story. We also use crafts and/or activities to create a visual for the children, as well as videos. Keeping their hands busy and bringing the story to life through application and a visual helps the children remember what they have learned.

How long have you been a member of the church?

I joined in 2011.

Where did you go to school? What is your educational background?

I went to school at Mortimer Jordan and graduated from UAB

What do you do in your spare time?

spending time with my family, skiing…water, and snow! And hanging out at the lake

Hobbies/Favorite things:

coffee, sunshine, and more coffee