Nici Smith, Director of Women’s Ministries and Community Life
Nici was born in the country of Namibia. Her Jewish Grandparents came to Southern Africa having fled the Holocaust, and Nici became a believer in Jesus when she was sixteen. Nici, her mother, and her grandparents actually all became believers in Jesus in the same year. Nici is married to Garrett (who is also on staff) and is the mother of three children, Zach, Daliya, and Ilana. Garrett and Nici served together as missionaries with Jews for Jesus for twelve years. Here at Newton Pres Nici oversees all the Women’s ministries, small groups, events, hospitality and our greeter ministry.
Favorite Book(s):(other than the Bible) Life Together – Dietrich Boenhoffer
Favorite Quote: “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10
Favorite Food: Thai
Favorite TV Show(s) TV only came to my country when I was 13 so honestly I don’t watch any TV. I just never get into it.
Favorite Movie(s): Nowhere in Africa
Favorite Ice Cream: Mint
Favorite Singer(s)/Band(s): Rend Collective
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Walking along the Charles River, hiking and biking with our kids
Favorite Cereal(s): You can’t get it here, it’s an African cereal called matabella pap
Favorite Sports Team(s): The Red Sox
Favorite Drink(s): Chai Latte