Fred Douglas Smith, Jr.

 Fred Douglas Smith, Jr.
Address4500 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Associate Director of Practice in Ministry and Mission; Professor of Urban Ministry, Wesley Theological Seminary

B.A., Harvard University,
M.Div., Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology,
Ph.D., Emory University,

Fred Smith is an elder in the United Methodist Church. He served as the Associate Director of Interfaith Programs for the Carter Center in Atlanta before becoming Senior Pastor of Fellowship UMC and Director of the Center of Hope (2000-2005). He specializes in the areas of prophetic religious education, violence in black communities, substance abuse prevention, at-risk youth, and faith and health.

His current projects include:

Writing “The Beloved Community: Prophetic Religious Education, Faith-based Initiative Manual”;
Development of the Center for Community Transformation;
Supporting Mount Vernon Place Taskforce on Joint Ministry.

Courses Taught:

Christian Education and the Black Experience
Christian Life Skills for At-Risk Youth
Foundations of Urban Ministry
Issues of Faith and Health in the Urban Setting
High Potential Metro Churches

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