Leadership

Rev. Evan Amo

Pastor

Pastor Evan was born and raised in sunny southern California, and after graduating from Princeton Theological Seminary, has served congregations in Charlotte, NC, Locust, NC, and as Associate Campus Pastor of an ecumenical ministry at UNC-Charlotte.
Evan gets most excited when people encounter the transformative love of the living God in their lives, and he is passionate about exploring the ways Jesus calls us to cultivate social justice, liberation, and anti-racism in our world.
Evan is married to Lauren Osga, and in his free-time is an avid trail-runner and hiker, musician and songwriter in his project Bruised Reeds. 

Kimber Smith

Organist

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.