Mark Boykins

Director of Music

Mark Boykins is a native born Denverite who graduated from Manual High School and attended the University of Colorado at Denver and Metropolitan State College of Denver (now Metro State University of Denver). Mark has worked for many churches in the Denver metro area and has performed with numerous national and international artists. Mark has also been the rehearsal accompanist for the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (Too Hot for Handel), keyboardist for The Denver Pops Orchestra and principal accompanist for The Spirituals Project.

Currently, Mark serves as the Director of Music at Peoples Presbyterian Church, the Collaborative Pianist at Westminster High School and is a piano instructor at The Davinci Center for Musical Arts. Mark has great passion for working in the Ministry of Christ and developing his skills in composing and recording music. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Angela Boykins.

Kimber Smith


Kimber has been the organist at Peoples since 2006. Kimber practices law during the week. He has been a lawyer since 1977, after graduating from law school at the University of Denver. For the last four years, Kimber has been a solo practitioner with his office located in Arvada. One of his passions is organ music and he is committed to helping to provide music, as part of the worship service, that is a blessing to those who attend. Kimber loves working with Mark Boykins, the Music Director, and with the People's Praise Choir. Kimber and his partner, Bill Inama, enjoy traveling when they are able. Recent special trips include Italy, and New York City. Kimber and Bill also go to Santa Fe every August for the Santa Fe Opera festival-five operas in five days.