There’s a new rector at St. David’s Episcopal Church in DeWitt — and she’s ushering in a youthful spirit.
The Rev. Jacqueline Schmitt says she wants to increase youth involvement at the church, and much of her experience has been in young adult and campus ministry. Her energy toward this goal will be supplemented by a new director of music, who not so long ago was a graduate student at Syracuse University.
“The future of the music ministry and of the church depends on the next generation taking an active role,” said Abel Searor, the new organist and choir director at St. David’s.
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