Tori Smit

Tori Smit is a Diaconal Minister with the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC) and serves as the Regional Minister for Faith Formation for the Synod of Central, Northeastern Ontario and Bermuda (CNOB). Tori has been a professional Christian educator for thirty-five years, serving congregations in Milton, Hamilton and Guelph, Ontario, and in Orlando, Florida as well as with the denomination in the office responsible for congregational ministry.

Tori has led workshops across Canada and the United States on behalf of the PCC and the PCUSA, The Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators, and LOGOS/GenOn Ministries. She has also written a variety of curricula for the PCC, Montreat Conference Centre (PCUSA), and adult leader’s guides on Amos and Hosea, and Matthew for Kerygma Bible Studies.

Tori has recently completed her Doctor of Educational Ministry degree through
Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, doing her research with Ontario
Congregations. The title of her dissertation is: Will Our Faith Have Children? Planting A Fruitful and Sustainable Ministry With Children In Congregations With Ten Or Fewer Children.