Art Smith joined us in May, 2019.  Art came to know Christ as a Catholic teenager and in his 20’s joined the Johnston Evangelical Free Church (now NorthPoint Church) after seeking a church that taught the Bible as primary authority.  Art retired at the end of 2018 after 35 years working in Technology at Wells Fargo.  In his own side-business, he has done website design, social media development and general communications work for 10 years.

In 1990, Art was part of the core group that started Valley Church in West Des Moines.  He has served on the District Church Planting Board a total of 10 years, has served on the District Board of Directors and as a Deacon at Valley Church.

Art has a passion for healthy churches, and desires to help churches with communication, operations, and collaborating/networking with other churches.  He lives in West Des Moines with his wife Renea.