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Patrick Mitchell
Lead Pastor

Pastor Patrick and GwenPastor Patrick and Gwen came to Liberty Assembly as the lead pastor in August 2013. Pastor Patrick and Gwen have been serving in full time ministry for over 17 years together.

Being raised in a broken home, Pastor Patrick gave his life to Christ at the age of 17 as a Junior in high school. Shortly after that he felt the call to full time ministry. He attended Master's Commission, Denver for 2 years and then returned to his home church in Cape Coral, Fl. where he and Gwen became volunteer youth leaders After serving as volunteer youth leaders for almost 4 years they were hired to be the full time youth pastors. After serving in Cape Coral for almost 6 years and seeing tremendous growth both personally and in ministry, they made the transition to Albany, NY to be the youth pastors at First Assembly of God.

Pastor Patrick and Gwen served at First Assembly as the youth pastors for 4 1/2 years and had a an amazing time doing so! In 2007, they made the transition to Utica, NY where they served as the Executive Pastor at First Assembly of God. As Executive Pastor, Patrick oversaw the various ministries of the church and administration of programs and staff. It was during this time that he began to feel the calling to lead a church to greater effectiveness in ministry.

After taking a year off from ministry, Pastor Patrick and Gwen received the calling to be the new lead pastors at Liberty Assembly of God in the Youngstown Area of Northeast Ohio. 

Pastor Patrick has had the opportunity to speak both around the United States and overseas and has a passion to see the local church become all that God desires it to be!

Pastor Patrick and Gwen have been married for 15 years and have 3 children, Kaleb (15), Nathan (11) and Raegan (7), and currently reside in Girard, OH.

Get to Know Pastor Patrick:

Favorite Book of the Bible: 
Colossians

Favorite Bible Verse: Colossians 1:15-23

Favorite Authors: Matt Chandler, Mark Driscoll, Kyle Idleman, Timothy Keller, Andy Stanley, Mark Batterson, Margaret Feinberg

Favorite Hobbies: Backpacking, golf, reading

Favorite Movies: Braveheart, Gladiator, White Squall

Favorite Music/Artists: Chris Tomlin, David Crowder, U2, The Beatles

Favorite Food: Cool Ranch Doritos, Mt. Dew, Steak

One Interesting Fact about You: I was in the East Wing of the White House when President George Bush pardoned a Thanksgiving Turkey!

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