Rev. April Blaine

Before being appointed to Hilliard UMC in October 2016, Pastor April was Lead Pastor at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church in Columbus (seven years). Before that she served as an Associate and Youth Pastor at Riverside United Methodist Church, also in Columbus, for seven years. She is a graduate of the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and was ordained an elder in 2012.  She and her husband Martin are originally from Arkansas, and they have two boys, Eugene and Marcus, in elementary school.

Pastor April usually takes her sabbath and day off on Fridays and Saturdays. If you have a pastoral emergency on a Friday or Saturday, please call the church office (614.876.2403) and either let the office staff know (on Fridays, 9am-4pm) or leave a voicemail message (the pastors will be alerted).