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 10 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 6th grade. They have 2 dogs, Jessie and Willow and 2 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 245-5818.
Reverend Doctor Peggy C. Hinds:
Peggy Cecil Hinds joined the staff in August 2019 as transitional associate pastor. Previously, she served 15 years as associate general presbyter of Mid-Kentucky Presbytery following 6 years as a co-pastor in North Carolina. She is a professional congregation and leadership coach and a certified church educator.
Peggy is married to Mark Hinds. They have three adult children and three grandchildren, Noah, Jacie and Luke. You can email Peggy at or by calling 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.