Our Staff

Kevin M. Smith - Senior Pastor

Kevin Smith, a native of West Philadelphia, attended Penn State & graduated from Temple. He & Sandra have four daughters.
He worked in psychiatric hospitals, interned at 10th Presbyterian, & studied at Westminster Seminary before moving to Washington DC, where he received a Masters in Theological Studies at Chesapeake Seminary. They planted a church in Bowie, MD, & pastored in Miami, FL.
Billy McKillop - Executive Pastor

As Executive Pastor, Billy oversees New City's staffing, ministry development, and administration.  
Originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica, the McKillop family came to us from Pinelands Presbyterian Church in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Oliver Trimiew - Pastoral Care

Dr. Oliver Trimiew is a professor emeritus at Covenant College and now serves in New City's discipleship, mentoring, small group, and men's ministry. As a trained counselor, Oliver also is available for one-on-one counseling. 
Daniel Young - Music Director

A graduate of Covenant College’s music program, Daniel runs our Music Department working with volunteers and planning services. He was a volunteer himself for 12 years and collaborated on the album “THIS IS THE DAY" for Hope for the Inner City (record and songbook available now through www.jameswardmusic.com).
Prakash Wright - Assistant Music Director

A native of the DMV (Washington DC, Maryland, & Virginia), Prakash “Kash” holds a B.A. in Music Theory & Composition from McDaniel College and a M.A. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. Since 2011 Kash has been part of the music faculty at the University of The South. Kash is also the pianist and leader of the Kash Wright Trio. For further information visit www.prakashwright.com and follow Kash Wright Trio on Facebook and Instagram.
Gene Johnson - Mercy and Communications Director

Gene oversees the mercy ministry at New City, providing training and direction, as well as "hands on" mercy.  He also manages the printed and digital communications for the church.

He is a graduate of Wheaton College with a Bachelors Degree in Christian Education.
Angela Glover - Office Administration

Angela oversees New City's office and administrative services, coordinating our church calendar and appointments. She works closely with each ministry to keep New City functioning on a day to day basis.
Shirley Plummer - Bookkeeper

 Shirley is the behind-the-scenes keeper of the books, working with our church treasurer and finance committee to see that bills are paid and budgets are maintained.
Pat Rolleston - Youth Director

Gianna Graham Rakes - Youth

Gianna is a graduate of Covenant College where she studied Biblical and Theological Studies, along with Youth Ministry. She directs the youth program focusing on the discipleship of Jr. High and Sr. High young women; as well as coordinating their weekly gatherings, mission trips, and retreats. She is married to Daniel Rakes, who is also one of the youth volunteers. They love serving the Lord together as they minister to the youth of New City.
Hannah Griggs - Children's Ministry Director and GLAD Assistant

Sandra Smith - GLAD and Community Outreach

Sandra oversees the academic program in our Monday thru Thursday tutoring program, as well as Camp GLAD during the summer months. She works closely with both students and volunteers as GLAD seeks to connect neighborhood families with our church.
Kristin Lesondak - Wee Ones Nursery

Kristin directs our Wee Ones ministry, providing supervised care for our infants and young children while allowing their parents to worship.
David McDonald - Front Desk

David handles the front desk every Tuesday and Thursday, greeting those who call or walk in the door at New City
Gyven Nabors - Community Outreach