Patricia (Pat) Padgett is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG) where she serves as the Assistant Director for the All Things New Family Support Ministry. She also serves as Chaplin for the Senior Wednesday Ministry where she offers teachings, motivational conversations, prayers and other careful care for Senior Citizens. In addition, Pat volunteers for Hospice at the Chesapeake Life Center in Largo Maryland where she offers sacred space (conversational calls) of healing for those who grieve. She has also served as facilitator for a support group focusing on the use of spirituality and the fostering of “sacred presence” for group members to facilitate healing through grief. Pat is a speaker, teacher, and author. She has contributed as a speaker on topics related to wellbeing and taught The Power and Benefit of Journaling, The Excellent Wife, Sacred Listening, and Promises from God for Single Women for the FBCG Women’s Focus Studies Ministry. She is the proud author of “Inspired to Write New Edition” and her next book, “A 31-Day Journal through The Book of John” is expected to be released in 2020. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and is pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.