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 at Covenant College,  but serves New City's discipleship, member, small group, and men's ministry. As a trained counselor, Oliver also is available for one-on-one counseling. 
James Ward - Worship and Music

A composer, performer, & recording artist whose music has been an influence throughout the church & entertainment community since 1970. James & his wife Beth, have served New City since its beginning. He serves as music director with a BA in music (Covenant '72) & a Masters  in jazz performance (UT '96). He has recorded 12 albums & written several hit songs.
Daniel Young - Worship Assistant

Daniel works closely with our Music Director in planning and implementing New City's worship and music ministry. The music department oversees our weekly praise teams, band, and choir.
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.
Gene Johnson - Mercy and Communications

Gene oversees the mercy ministry at new City, providing training and direction. He also manages the printed and digital communications for the church.
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.
Kathy Morris - Wee Ones & Children's Ministry

Kathy directs are Wee Ones ministry, providing supervised care for our infants and young children while allowing their parents to worship. She also helps coordinate our children's Sunday School and assists with the  New City Women's ministry. 
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.
Aubrey (A.B.) Carpenter - Maintenance

Aubrey serves as the Deacon who oversees and handles the maintenance for our church campus and buildings.
Andrew Mollenkof - Youth Assistant

Andrew works in our youth ministry, focusing on connecting, outreach, and discipleship of urban young men.
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