Pastors

Reverend April Blaine, Lead Pastor

Rev. April Blaine

She’s back from renewal leave! Pastor April (she/her) was called to serve as Lead Pastor at Hilliard UMC in October 2016, after serving at Summit on 16th UMC and Riverside UMC. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas and a Master of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and she was ordained an elder in 2012. She and her husband Martin have two school-age boys, Eugene and Marcus. She writes, ‚ÄúDespite its…
Rev Jon Osmundson, Associate Pastor

Rev. Jon Osmundson

Pastor Jon (he/him/his) was called to serve as Associate Pastor of Hilliard UMC in July 2019, and his ministry is focused on mission and outreach. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee, and a Master of Arts in Practical Theology from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. He completed a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in 2020. “I love seeing people live out their call to love others in many varied…