Rev. Doris Patterson has spent her life preaching and teaching the Word of God across the Carolinas. She is a dedicated soldier on the battlefield for the Lord. Her primary duty: winning souls for Christ.
Rev. Patterson is the daughter of the late Trustee Perry and Sis. Atharline Davidson. She has two children: Travis and Chineta and two grandchildren: Doyell and Tori.
She met the love of her life and married Deacon Bino Patterson. They reside in Greenwood, South Carolina.
Rev. Patterson was called into the ministry by God and preached her initial sermon in November of 1996 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gaffney, South Carolina.
She currently serves as the assistant pastor at Ebenezer under the tutelage of Pastor Freddy N. Davidson.
She retired from Nestle Frozen Food as the Benefits Clerk in Human Resources after 30 years of service but continues to work diligently for the Lord.
Her favorite scripture: Philippians 4: 13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me”.
Rev. Doris Patterson is a mother, grandmother, sister, and wife but her primary responsibility is still spreading the Good News of Jesus. She is Armed and Dangerous with the Word.
Minister James Sarratt is a native of Gaffney, SC. He is a 1979 graduate of Gaffney High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army serving in Germany. Minister Sarratt preached his initial sermon at the Mikes Creek Missionary Baptist Church in June of 2015. At Mikes Creek. he served as an usher, member of the male choir, Sunday school teacher, and deacon.
He later joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church in November of 2015. He now serves in the capacity of associate minister. He is also a member of the New Beginnings men's ministry. Minister Sarratt delivers the message during Ebenezer's Fellowship night at Miracle Hill Ministries.
Minister Sarratt is the son of the late James and Pernice Sarratt. He is married to the love of his life, Mrs. Jessica Sarratt. They have two children, Shanice and Jalen and two grandchildren, Sailor Blu McTolister and Anton McTolister. One granddaughter, Lyric Song, who has entered through heaven's gates.
The purpose of his ministry: to be a leader and tool of God, that His word will be understood and absorbed by His people.
He is truly thankful to Christ Jesus, who has given him the strength to do the Master's work. He is grateful that God himself considers him trustworthy enough to appoint him to his service.
Motto: When God calls; He also enables!
EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
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Senior Pastor, Pastor Freddy N. Davidson