His Family

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

They have three children:  Alex, 24;  Cierra, 22;  and Benjamin, 18.

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 "Promotions Host" for Western Kentucky University Football & Basketball.  You can see him during timeouts at the WKU Football  & Basketball Games.



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