Tara Beth Leach

As a Nazarene Pastor, Rev. Tara Beth Leach has served in churches in Upstate New York, Naperville, IL, and Oak Brook, a non-denominational church in a western suburb of Chicago. She is an MDiv graduate from Northern Theological Seminary where she also worked as a Teaching Assistant for Scot McKnight. She now serves as the Senior Pastor at Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene (“PazNaz”).


Latest Articles

Tara Beth Leach ~ Holiness Matters

Are we as Christians more concerned with living normal, well-adjusted lives than we are concerned with living in step with our king?


Tara Beth Leach ~ Inclusion Matters

This weekend we are pleased to share a sermon from Rev. Tara Beth Leach, Senior Pastor, and Pastor Julie Keith, Pastor of Special Needs at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, California.


Tara Beth Leach ~ Romans: Life Together

This weekend our sermon comes from Rev. Tara Beth Leach, Lead Pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, commonly called PazNaz.


Tara Beth Leach ~ Living the Mission in Worship

This sermon, Living the Mission in Worship, from Rev. Tara Beth Leach starts at minute marker 42:10.


Tara Beth Leach ~ My Call to Senior Pastoral Ministry

Since I can remember, I’ve had a pastor’s heart. Often times when I hear someone talk badly about the Church, I get offended in the way a sibling gets offended when someone is talking about her sister—“Hey, don’t talk about my sister like that!” I ache to see the Church live into the fullness of holiness in which she has been called. I long to see the Church lean into the power of the Spirit as she joins God on mission in this world.