Acting Interim Minister
Rev. Dr. Ras Smith is a retired, Ordained Minister with the Centers for Spiritual Living. Dr. Ras served from 2001 to 2018 as an Associate Minister at Mile Hi Church, where he was the lead Facilitator of the Inner Child Journey Ministry, the Dean of Holmes Ministerial Education Institute, the Executive Director and Operations Leader, the chief liaison for the construction of the $18 million Roger W. Teel Sanctuary, the Recovery and Make A Difference ministry liaison, in addition to his counseling, speaking and teaching assignments. Dr. Ras has served as the Men’s Ministry liaison and has facilitated and participated in over two dozen Men’s Retreats at Mile Hi Church, Colorado Springs CSL, St Louis CSL and Seattle CSL.
Prior to his ministry Dr. Ras served as a licensed architect for over 29 years designing and overseeing $450 million dollars of various construction projects.
In retirement Dr. Ras continues to facilitate Men’s Retreats, the Inner Child Journey along with occasional speaking engagements, however, he is spending most of his time with his wife, Tina, and his grandkids as they travel across the United States in their RV, cruising the oceans and playing at all the Disney Parks they can find.
Vision Statement: “To Create Living and Loving Environments”
One of his favorite quotes: “Be The Change You Want to See in the World”
Hobbies: Traveling, biking, scuba diving, kayaking and grandparenting