Practical Living through Biblical Principles

Pastor Lawrence Patterson

Pastoral Senior Advisor

Reverend Lawrence Patterson is the Senior Pastor of Abounding Grace Church International (AGCI) in Clinton, MD.  He shares in the gospel ministry with his lovely wife Reverend Sharon Patterson.  Collectively, they administer weekly services with an anointed message of Grace and Transformation for the heart, mind and total life of the global community that God has called them to serve.

Reverend Lawrence has traveled internationally, preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He also serves as esteemed panelists, workshop speaker at conferences and leads anointed worship services that take congregations right into the presence of the Lord!

Reverend Lawrence has been in ministry for approximately 20 years, where God has graced him to serve in a variety of Kingdom offices.  Reverend Lawrence led a prominent evangelistic outreach initiatives called “The Gospel Must Be Preached” at the Branch Avenue Subway Station in Suitland, Maryland, where many came to know the Lord and looked forward to witnessing his weekly outreach ministry.

Reverend Lawrence is a graduate of the Five-Fold Development Institute (FFDI), Bible College, Greater Works Ministries (GWM).  He is the Homiletics and Hermeneutics instructor with FFDI. 

He is a phenomenal preacher with the tongue of the learned (Isaiah 50:4); an Intercessor and has a strong burn in his heart to see men grow to know God in all His fullness.  He leads a weekly Men on the Threshing Floor at 4 am, prayer conference call ministry.

Reverend Lawrence has more than 25 years of public service in the Federal Government.