Minister Patrice Smallwood is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and a member of New Macedonia Christian United Church of Christ, Norfolk, VA, where she serves as Associate Minister. She has dedicated her time and attention to several ministries within her local church and in the surrounding community.
Patrice has assisted with the planning and leading of many workshops and events within the Eastern Virginia Association (EVA) of the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ. She also serves as co-chair of African American Women in Ministry (AAWIM) National Steering Committee. Her passion however, is for our youth of today and her goal is to help young people recognize their Purpose, Power and Potential! Patrice is currently pursuing her M.Div. at Regent University and expects to graduate in May 2021. One of Patrice’s foundational scriptures, one in which she strives to live by every day, is Matthew 6:33, “But seek first the kingdom of God and God’s righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.”