Rev. Kevin Patterson studied at Philadelphia College of Bible and in Israel at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies. He ministered in the Holy Land for about ten years before becoming pastor of the First Baptist Church of West Townsend, MA, in 1994. He was ordained in Bethlehem in 1989 and in the U.S. in 1990. Pastor Kevin and his wife Rina have three children (triplets, born in 1997).