“As the cold of snow in the time of harvest so is a faithful messenger. To them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.” Proverbs 25:13 


Apostle A. L. Patterson, II, on November 12, 1989 after acknowledging his call to the Gospel ministry, was licensed by the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Newark, New Jersey under Pastor Jesse Wendell Mapson, Sr.

Once a native of Newark, Minister Patterson relocated with his family to South Jersey.  He was ordained to the gospel ministry on November 16, 1991; by the Sea Coast Missionary Baptist Association at the request of Pastor Edward L. Foster senior pastor of the Limestone Missionary Baptist Church Trenton, NJ. In February of 1992 Minister Patterson became the Sr. Pastor of the Limestone Missionary Baptist Church. 

Apostle Patterson accepted the call of God and was consecrated into the office of Apostle on July 29, 2000; Apostle Patterson was lead by God to transform the church to a non denomination faith and the church was renamed The Greater Harvest Church World Wide Ministries, Inc. of Trenton, NJ.  He has served in the capacity of Apostle for the past sixteen years.  

As Apostle Patterson continues to press toward the mark, in 2015 he acquired a diploma from the Willmington School of the Bible with a Graduate of Theology in Biblical Studies.  Apostle Patterson is also a 2016 Liberty University graduate with a BS in Religion and Christian Ministries. Apostle Patterson believes in the resurgence of the apostles and prophets as a vital part in the preparation of the church as the bride of Christ to meet her groom Jesus the son of God.

A humble man exemplary in his servitude towards the Lord; Apostle Patterson strives to teach the necessity of an evident, consistent spiritual growth, and the development of an in-depth knowledge of God’s word.



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