Tori Smit is a Diaconal Minister with the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC), presently serving as the Regional Minister for Faith Formation for the Synod of Central, Northeastern Ontario and Bermuda (CNOB). Tori has been a professional Christian Educator for over thirty-five years, serving congregations in Milton, Hamilton and Guelph, Ontario, and in Orlando, Florida, and more recently as the Associate Secretary of The Vine for the PCC. Tori has led many workshops across Canada and the United States on behalf of the PCC and the PCUSA, The Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators, and LOGOS/GenOn Ministries. She has written a broad variety of curriculum for the PCC, youth conference curriculum for Montreat Conference Centre (PCUSA), and adult leader’s guides on Amos and Hosea, and Matthew for Kerygma Bible Studies. Tori holds a Doctor of Educational Ministry degree through Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, with a dissertation focus on, Will Our Faith Have Children? Planting A Fruitful and Sustainable Ministry With Children In Congregations With Ten Or Fewer Children.” A journal length summary of her dissertation is to be published in July, 2018 in, InterGenerate: Transforming Churches Through Intergenerational Ministry, Holly C. Allen (ed.), (Abilene, TX: Abilene Christian University Press, 2018).