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Patrick Wilson family Welcome to Patrick, Michelle and Joel Wilson!

Patrick has been called to the senior pastor position at Salem Avenue Baptist Church.

Patrick has been serving as senior pastor at Westoak Woods Baptist Church in Austin, Texas since 2008. Patrick is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Speech Communications, with minors in religion and business. He received his Masters in Biblical Studies and Theology-Old Testament from Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Doctorate from Logsdon Seminary.

Patrick has been married almost 20 years to his sweetheart, Michelle. They have a son, Joel, who is in first grade.

Salem Avenue is excited for where God is going to take us under Patrick’s leadership.

Patrick will begin his new job on March 1, 2018.

Darlene Patterson Darlene Patterson, Minister of Music

Darlene Patterson began serving as Minister of Music at Salem Avenue Baptist Church in 2000. She graduated from Crawford County R-II High School in Cuba, Missouri. Darlene is a graduate from Southwest Baptist University (Bachelor of Music Education, 1982) and University of Missouri-Columbia (Masters of Music Education, 1991). Darlene retired in 2011 after a 29-year teaching career at the Newburg Public School, Newburg, Missouri where she taught K-12 Vocal Music.

Darlene has served in a church music position ( Music Director, Church Organist or Pianist) since 1975. She currently directs the Adult Choir and Handbell Choir at Salem Avenue. She supervises the Praise Team and children's choir. Darlene leads worship at the traditional service and plans music for all worship services.

Darlene is married to Charles Patterson, engineer of hydraulics and hydrology.

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