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Smokey Williams


Smokey has been on staff at Grace First since 2008, starting as the Minister of Worship, moving into a Co-Pastor role in 2015, and becoming the lead pastor in 2020. He is married to Summer, and they have four children: Ezekiel, Nehemiah, Aurora, and Elisabeth.

Smokey earned his Master's in Theological Studies from Gateway Seminary and plans to continue his education. He enjoys golf, biking, and helping others discover who they are in Christ.

Paul Longwell

Minister of Children

Paul has been with Grace First Church as the Minister of Children since 2013. He has two children: Emma and Sam.

Paul is an Ohio native who loves sports, movies, and lively conversation.

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