National Director, American Baptist Women In Ministry/Transition Ministries
Rev. Patricia Hernandez has a passion for the life of the Spirit having studied at Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation as well as having spent time at the community of Taize with Brother Roger in France and L’Abri with Francis Schaefer in Switzerland. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago, MDiv. from Colgate Rochester Divinity School and a Certificate in the Foundations of Christian Leadership from Duke Divinity School. After serving in a ministry to migrant farmworkers, she pastored churches in New York and Pennsylvania before being called to serve the American Baptist Churches of Michigan as the Consultant for Leadership Development. She was recently called to serve as the new National Director for Women in Ministry for American Baptist Churches USA.
More than degrees or position what is important to her is to love God and love others as she lives out God’s call on her life, inviting others to do the same.