The Rev. Jacob Andrew Smith serves as rector of Calvary-St. George’s, New York City. Born on the Navajo Reservation and raised in Yuma, Arizona, Jacob graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA in History and an emphasis in Near Eastern Studies. He received his MDiv from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in May 2006. Jacob was ordained to the diaconate in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego and ordained a presbyter at Calvary Church on December 3, 2006, by the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor.

Jacob has served on various committees in the Dioceses of New York, including as dean of the lower Manhattan clericus and as a trustee of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. He is currently the vice president of the Bible and Common Prayer Book Society.

Jacob is married to Melina Smith, and they have two children, Sophia and Henry. In his free time Jacob loves hiking, the Grateful Dead, and listening to his son discuss the fine points of Fortnite.