Roger Neufeld Smith has been pastor at Southern Hills since 1988. He graduated from Bethel College, North Newton, KS , in 1975 with a degree in chemistry. But soon after college he was called to be youth pastor in his home congregation in Newton, KS . After graduating from seminary in 1986, Roger served as an interim pastor in Indiana before moving to Topeka . In addition to pastoring, Roger has been active in denomination ministries in Kansas , serving on the Western District Conference Evangelism and Executive Committees, then as moderator of WDC for three years. He is an occasional consultant for WDC congregations. Roger and Cynthia have two delightful teenage children.