Interim Pastor, Kazy Blocher Hinds

Kazy served as the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Piqua, Ohio for over 7 years. For the past 10 years, Kazy has moderated the Session of the Covington Presbyterian Church in Covington, Ohio. Prior to moving to Ohio, Kazy served as Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Liverpool, NY (just outside of Syracuse, NY), Interim Pastor of Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Brentwood, NY, Stated Supply of First Presbyterian Church of Bridgehampton, NY, Director of Long Island Campus Ministries in New York, and as Associate Pastor of University Ministry at Fort Hill Presbyterian Church in Clemson, SC. Kazy attended Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, where she met her husband, Reverend Joe M. Hinds, retired PCUSA Minister.

Before seminary, Kazy worked with troubled youth in a wilderness therapy program in Western North Carolina and for a psychiatric and addictive disease hospital in Macon, Georgia. Kazy was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, and she is a true Florida girl as she loves the beach and warm summer weather! Kazy currently holds public office as the 5th Ward Commissioner and Mayor of the City of Piqua. Her husband Joe currently works as a Credit Analyst of Unity Bank in Piqua, Ohio. They have a son, Paul, who is a sophomore at Piqua High School, where he is very active in Cross Country, Show Choir, and Track. Kazy also enjoys being active. She is a certified Yoga Teacher. Loves to walk and sometimes she may even run a bit! Their family is completed by their dog, Max, a Boston Terrier, who is still learning how to behave!

Church Staff

Administrative Assistant & Financial Secretary, Judy Brooks

Choir Director, Polly Trenor

Organist/Pianist, Jane Martin

Maintenance, Mike McKellop

Custodian, Delaine Yeager

Treasurer, Tim Martin


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