In April, Stephen R. Smith of Monaville reached his 25th anniversary as an ordained minister with the United Christian Church and Ministerial Association of Cleveland, Tenn.
On June 7, the organization he founded, World Pentecost Ministry International, reached its 15th anniversary. The non-profit ministry is licensed in West Virginia.
Smith has hosted television and radio programs and is a gospel song writer and author. He is a two-time Golden Poet winner with the International Poetry Association.
A life-long resident of Logan County, Smith’s future plans include a commercial website.