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Distinguished Alumna 2013 Tyndale Seminary

Distinguished Alumna 2013 Tyndale Seminary

Eunice Smith [MDiv 1983]

Eunice Smith was honoured as this year’s Distinguished Alumna at the ceremony for seminary graduates. Mrs. Smith earned her MDiv in 1983 and was the first female to be awarded this degree from Tyndale Seminary, then called Ontario Theological Seminary. In response to God’s calling, she spent 60 years in ministry together with her husband, including 25 years in various cities in Ecuador and 12 years in Mexico. Upon returning to Canada in 1996, Mrs. Smith continued to teach Bible and Greek courses in Latin America in both English and Spanish.

Mrs. Smith encourages students: “I would like to see students…enjoy their studies. Ask the Lord to give you joy in it.” This joy is something that she has experienced through her decades of service and learning and something she continues to experience as a teacher. As another first, Mrs. Smith was ordained this summer and is the first woman ordained by the Christian & Missionary Alliance in Canada.