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 email@example.com 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.