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 as a Gospel Minister in 2003 and ordained in 2006. 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 is a theology instructor for International Seminary at the PHBC satellite campus and serves as pastor of the Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia). Reverend Latimore is also a member of the Metropolitan Atlanta Baptist Ministers Union (MABMU), and the Fifth District Convention auxiliary of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBC).
Since becoming pastor of GFHBC in 2012, God has added several 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. 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!”