Reverend Tara N. Reck

Tara Nicholas Reck has been a member of Anchorage Presbyterian Church since she was in middle school at Anchorage School. Ordained in 2005, Tara served as a Palliative Care Chaplain at University of Louisville Hospital for ten years. In 2015, she became a part-time Associate Pastor of Anchorage Presbyterian and then in January of 2017, she was installed as a full-time Co-Pastor with Dee Wade. In July of 2019, she became Pastor upon Dee Wade's retirement. 

She is married to Hanns-Georg Reck, an RN and Woodworker, and they have twin daughters, Emma and Grace, who are in 7th grade at Anchorage School. They have two dogs, Jessie and Willow, a cat, Simba, and two guinea pigs, Petunia and Peanut Butter. 


Tara is a graduate of Transylvania University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, class of 2003. 

To contact Tara, you can email her at tara@anchoragepresbyterian.org or call the church office at 245-5818. 

Pastor Emeritus: Reverend Dee H. Wade

Dee Hamilton Wade was the Pastor of Anchorage Presbyterian Church from 1997-2019. Previously, he was Pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Presbyterian, Anniston, Alabama and Pastor of the Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky. In January of 2017, Dee was re-installed as a Co-Pastor with Tara Reck. Dee retired in July of 2019 and was named Pastor Emeritus by the Session, an honor for his 22 years of faithful service to the church. 

All services are virtual due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Our Sunday worship service first airs at 11AM. Click here to watch. 


11403 Park Road

Anchorage, Kentucky 40223

Mailing Address

P.O.Box 23316

Anchorage, KY 40223

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