The elders and staff at White River Christian Church serve together, alongside the White River family, to lead and guide the church in our mission of connecting every life to Jesus.


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Andrew Smiley

Andrew Smiley

Executive Pastor of Teachingoffice: 317-773-2233 ext. 201

Andrew is responsible for leading White River's teaching team; coordinating our executive team; and ensuring our vision is known and lived out. He came to our team in 2017 to help launch our Hamilton North location and is especially energized by seeing the church multiply by making disciplemakers. Andrew grew up in Noblesville attending White River with his family until he went off to college. Prior to joining the White River staff, he served in a variety of roles in leadership in local churches in children's, student, worship and teaching ministries. He received his BA from Taylor University and his Master's of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He lives in Cicero with his wife, Catie, and their two boys, Ethan and Henry. 

Hobbies: spending time with my family; hiking; watching sports of all kinds; playing golf or tennis; tinkering with technology; reading; and playing board games