Rev. Dr. Patricia Ryan
Rev. Dr. Patricia Ryan is an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament in the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO). She has served as Assistant Pastor at Windwood Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas since 2006 and recently transitioned to full-time ministry as the Founder and Executive Director of A Future and a Hope Ministries, a Texas non-profit organization that leads a team of Lay Counseling Minister volunteers at Windwood. She earned her Master of Divinity degree from Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and her Doctor of Ministry degree in individual, marriage and family counseling from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She has served in the US Army Nurse Corps, and was ordained to a chaplain residency for the University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Pat and her husband, Tom, have two married adult children, Debbie and Michael, and seven grandchildren.