David Bounds
 
Interim Pastor
 
David has spent over thirty years in ministry as a pastor, counselor and director of a parachurch ministry. David has a great desire to help the Church, as the Bride of Christ, get ready for her Bridegroom, the Lord Jesus. 
His life verse is “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Phil. 3:14 
D. Greg Dowell, Jr. 
 
Executive Administrator
 
After a handful of visits in early 2016, Greg and his wife, Sara, made the decision to participate in the Lord’s ministry at SMBC. Greg has served our children in the AWANA program, and has been an audio/visual team member. Both he and Sara have taught a Sunday School youth class, as well as providing monthly bible and worship services at the Consulate of Williamsburg.
Greg previously served in the Air Force, then as a Police Officer in the state of Idaho. He and Sara met at Liberty University, and have been married since 2002. They have three children – a daughter and two sons. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy: Public Administration. Over many years and trials he has come to crave a deeper relationship with Christ, and an appreciation of His love. His hope is to be profitable to the Lord in any circumstance. 
He is jealous for every part of us!” James 4:5
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Beth Orne
 
Director of Children’s Ministry
 
Beth was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and grew up in Williamsburg. She was saved at a young age, and in 1998 became a member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church. Beth attended Christopher Newport University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and taught first grade in York County for thirteen years before being called to ministry as Director of Children’s Ministries. She has served in that position since 2005. Beth and her husband, Brent, have been blessed with six children. She extends her love for God beyond her family with a passion for sharing the Good News of God’s Love with the children and families of our church and local community.
Beth’s favorite scripture verse is: “For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13
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Linda Marquis
 
Administrative Assistant
 
Thanks in part to an Evangelism Explosion team visitation, Linda Marquis and her husband, Bob came to know Christ’s forgiveness and salvation as adults.  They were blessed to be able to home educate their three sons through high school and are now entering a different stage in their lives filled with new and exciting ministry opportunities.  Linda has been a member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church since 2003.  She was instrumental in launching the church library, and has been serving as SMBC’s Administrative Assistant since 2008.
Ann Johnson
 
Receptionist/Office Assistant
 
Ann was saved at the age of 9 and has enjoyed serving in churches on many committees and ministries. She retired recently, after working 39 years at Langley Federal Credit Union and felt God opened the door for her to continue serving Him as the receptionist at Smith Memorial Baptist Church. She and her husband, Al joined Smith membership in 1997 and they both have a servant’s heart and desire to give God the glory for all He has done in and through them. Ann strives to live her life by her favorite verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understandings. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your path.” Proverbs 3:5-6