As founder and lead pastor, Jason Smith has helped plant and grow Latitude Church from the beginning. In June of 2014, God instilled a vision in Jason, and called he and his family to plant Latitude Church in Eastern North Carolina. Jason holds a Masters Degree of Religious Studies from Liberty University. He is passionate about reaching the lost, and seeing lives changed for Christ. Jason and his wife, Christina, live in New Bern, NC with their two sons, Garrison and Chandler and they have also had the privilege of welcoming Jasmine into their home.

Ted Leith


Ted is responsible for the team and cultural development at Latitude Church and helps shape the overall direction and leadership of the church. He oversees Human Resources, Training & Development, Weekend Experience, Missions, and weekly ministry opportunities. Ted and his wife, Remi, are graduates of Hillsong College (AU) and have been active in global missions for many years. Ted is a passionate and joyful servant of Jesus, and loves supporting the senior leadership and vision of Latitude Church.

Kyle Fletcher


Kyle is directly responsible for the Youth at Latitude Church and has a passion for the now generation of young people and young leaders. Kyle leads the youth team to create engaging environments where people can connect with each other and grow closer to Christ. He and his wife Stephanie is also key and integral to the pastoral and organizational leadership of Latitude Youth. Kyle and Stephanie live in New Bern and have 1 amazing child and 1 super cute dog.

Tami Munson


As the children’s minister of Latitude Kids, Tami leads and develops volunteer teams, reaches and connects into the community of young people in New Bern, ministers to families, and oversees Latitude Kids ages birth-6th grade. Tami is passionate about making a lasting difference in children’s lives by leading them to become fully devoted followers of Jesus. Tami and her husband Jason Munson have two boys, and live in New Bern.

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