About the Northwoods School of Ministry

About the Northwoods School of Ministry Team


Dr. Craig Smith leads the team that will guide you through the two-year Northwoods School of Ministry experience. He brings 35+ years of church leadership experience, a true pastor’s heart, and an extensive background in Biblical education from Lincoln Christian (M.Div.) and Asbury Theological (D. Min.) Seminaries. He gives program oversight and leads the development of teaching and training opportunities for students, working alongside Northwoods Church Senior Pastor Cal Rychener and a core group of program area experts, including church planting professionals from the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches as well as senior leadership, staff, and ministry specialists.

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About Northwoods Community Church

Inviting broken-world people to experience complete freedom in Christ Jesus.