Jennifer Smith Walz, Lead Pastor

Jenny Smith WalzRev. Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Smith Walz has been called to help people come more fully alive as deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ, particularly through practices of spiritual formation, liturgy, and community-building justice and service. She and her husband Robert, an engineer, have a four-year-old son, Elliot. “My family and I are excited about engaging with the greater Princeton community – getting to know the people, the rhythms, the stories, and the best places to share life together.”
A graduate of Baylor University and Duke Divinity School, Rev. Jenny is a trained coach and spiritual director. She served churches in Arizona for 12 years and was on the pastoral team at Trinity UMC in Hackettstown for six years. She takes great joy in getting to know people from diverse backgrounds, and she would love to get to know you and your story. “There is always a place for you to join us as we explore faith and joyfully respond to God’s love.”