Dr. Patrick K. Latimore
Dr. Patrick K. Latimore is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age.
Reverend Latimore is a graduate of Eckerd College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Dr. Latimore was licensed and ordained as a gospel minister at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (Lawrenceville, Georgia), where Dr. Ronald D. Dunnigan is the Senior Pastor. He completed his practical theological studies at International Seminary (Plymouth, Florida), through a distance learning extension program hosted at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (Lawrenceville, Georgia). Reverend Latimore earned his Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology degrees from Andersonville Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Pastoral Theology. At Pleasant Hill, Reverend Latimore served as the Minister of Christian Education and as President of Hopewell Congress of Christian Education auxiliary to the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Association. Dr. Latimore also served as a theology instructor for International Seminary at the PHBC satellite campus and now serves as Pastor of the Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia). Reverend Latimore is also an Executive Board member of the Metropolitan Atlanta Baptist Ministers Union (MABMU), Vice President of Fifth District Convention auxiliary of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBC), as well as Vice President of the Northwest Atlanta Pastors and Community Leaders Alliance (NAP-CLA).
Since becoming pastor of GFHBC in 2012, God has added ministries to include a Men’s Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Young Men’s Ministry and Young Ladies’ Ministry, STEP Ministry, Puppet Ministry, Corporate Prayer Services and Annual Prayer Walks. Additionally, community partnerships have developed to serve residents within the northwest corridor of Atlanta, Georgia. Through Pastor Latimore’s God-given passion for Christian Education and Training, a New Convert class, Spiritual Gifts Assessment class, and the Leadership Institute were created to equip members and church leaders to effectively serve in various areas of ministry within the body of Christ.
Reverend Latimore is married to Minister Domita, whom he cherishes as himself. He is the eldest son of Hattie and the late William C. Latimore. His mission is to deliver God’s Word through a message of faith, hope, and Christian love. Dr. Latimore’s personal motto is: “Mission First and People Always!”
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.
2 Timothy 4:2