Parish Clergy & Staff

Rev. Dr. David Smith, Presiding Priest

Voice: (315) 269-4940 / (315) 269-4940

Fr. David has been the proistamenos at St. Sophia's since the fall of 2010

Fr. David graduated from Fayetteville Manlius High School in 1977, Drew University in 1982, and Asbury Theological Seminary in 1988.  He has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, granted in 2000.  Fr. David is also a licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NY and PA) since 2005.

Mary, Worthy of All Praise (Conciliar Press, 2003)
Christianity and Pleasure (Regina Orthodox Press, 2008)
Help!  I'm Bored in Church!  (Ancient Faith Publishing, 2013)

Fr. David is married to Presbytera Donna, an accomplished iconographer. They have four children: Caleb (living in Switzerland with his wife Tanja and daughters Zoe and Macie), Jesse (a landscape architect married to Yazmine, living in Manlius), Ana (married to Shaun, living in Cicero), and Lucy (a teacher at Moravia High School).

Katina Luvadis, Parish Administrator

Voice: (315) 446-5222 / (315) 446-5222