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Catie Smith
Director of Marriage & Parenting Ministries


More About Catie Smith...

Describe your job in 10 words or fewer.

I help equip leaders and Covenant Partners with resources so they can know Jesus more fully and share the hope they have with others.


What’s one of your favorite scriptures?

1 Peter 2:9


What are your top 3 favorite movies?

The Sound of Music The Greatest Showman The Age of Adaline


What is your hidden talent or fun fact about you?

Vanilla Lattes are a new favorite drink (I am new to liking coffee…gasp!)


Best thing about Houston?

The people…and our church family at FPC


What drew you to your current role / ministry?

I love seeing people transformed by the power of the Gospel.


What do you enjoy most about being on staff at FPC?

Getting to work with our Covenant Partners at FPC and witness their commitment to loving Christ’s Bride, the Church, and the world.


Most memorable FPC moment?

Worshiping in one service as a corporate body the Sunday after Hurricane Harvey.


Favorite workday lunch spot?

The top of Glassell


What year did you start working at FPC?



What is your go-to Chick-Fil-A order?

Market Salad if I am being healthy; Chicken sandwich and fries if I am splurging.


If you could have dinner with anyone (past, present, or future) who would it be and why?

Plato and Bonhoeffer


Who is your favorite author?

I don’t know my favorite author these days, but I highly recommend Nightingale (by Kristin Hannah and A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken


What is something God has been teaching you lately?

There are seasons where sacrificing good things for the greater things is essential to the task of honoring Christ and pursuing holiness.


What music are you listening to right now?

Celtic soundtracks


What is your favorite TV show or movie?



What is one of the most memorable experiences of your life?

Governor’s School, College, or Grad School – I learned who I really was to a deeper degree in each of these seasons


What inspires you?

Learning Truth.


What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Mint Chocolate Chip