The Rev. Carrie Ballenger Smith serves as pastor of the English-speaking congregation at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem’s Old City. She also serves as special assistant to
Bishop Ibrahim Azar of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL).
Learn more about Pastor Smith and her ministry in Jerusalem in these Living Lutheran articles: A new pastor in Jerusalem (2014) and Joy to the world: Christmas with ELCA missionaries (2017).