His Family

    He is married to Dana.  They were married in 1993.

    They have three children:  Alex, 23;  Cierra, 21;  and Benjamin, 16.

    And one dog, Zoe.

A Little More About Him

   Pastor Chris loves golf, donuts, reading, watching sports and movies.

    He is a lifelong United Methodist.

    Pastor Chris is also the "On-Field Promotions Host" for Western Kentucky 

       University Football.  You can see him during timeouts at the WKU Football




Rev. Chris Patterson

   Rev. Chris Patterson was appointed to Franklin First in June, 2019.  He is a native of Bowling Green, KY.  He graduated from:

    Bowling Green High School (in 1989);

    Western Kentucky University (B.A., Religious Studies, 1993);

    Asbury Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity, 1998).

   Pastor Chris has served the following Churches in Kentucky:

• Scottsville Circuit, 1992-1995                         • Pleasant View / Howevally, 1995-1999

• Franklin First Associate, 1999-2000             • Paris First, 2000-2006;

• St. James, 2006 - 2019