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Pastor Pat and Marilyn Williams

Pat Williams also known as Pastor Pat is a pastor and speaker with a passion for leadership, which focuses on seeing lives changed through hope. He grew up in the Houston’s 5th ward area with a sense of purpose and adventure. In his youth, he tried all types of things: sports, music, acting, even starting a business, Of all his pursuits, God called Pastor Pat to his greatest adventure: following God and dedicating his life to ministry.  Marilyn is a very successful business owner and has made her mark around the world leading, training, and partnering with city and state government for over 25 years.

After 18 years of ministry, God led Pastor Pat and his wife, Marilyn, to Manvel Tx. with the vision to start a church that would go against all traditions, and call people from the confines of four walls, so that the church can meet the world. Together, they launched the movement Rise City, and has tagged it, (The Church Has Left The Building ) and have made a mark on Houston and city’s around the world. They have three children – Julius, Nia, Nicolas.


When The Church Meets The World.

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7355 McCoy Rd.
Manvel, Tx. 77578

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