After seminary, Rev. Dan Schmidt served churches in Maryland, Illinois, and Costa Rica before settling in at St. Thomas. He and Sue have 3 daughters and 4 grandkids. Along with pastoring, Dan likes to write books and kayak slow rivers. He's an adjunct professor at Messiah College, too.
Betsy Smith has directed the music program and played organ at St. Thomas for 23 years. She and her husband Curtis have two married daughters, a granddaughter and a grandson. She likes to read, do crafts, and babysit their grandkids. Betsy is also the accompanist for Paxtonia Elementary's choruses.