Patrick Owens graduated Lee University in 1994 and Liberty University in 2013. He served as a church planter and pastor in Georgia and Ohio beginning in 1994. He was honored to accept the current call to pastor the Fairfield Church of God in 2016. He has also served as a hospice chaplain, special education teacher and addiction ministry administrator. He has a passion for discipleship and leading the local church for community and global impact and evangelization. He and Melissa were married in 2009 and began to blend a modern day “Brady Bunch” with their 6 children.
Melissa Owens, is no stranger to ministry. She served the prestigious Princeton Pike Church of God for nearly 30 years as a vocalist, jail and prison minister and part of the outreach team serving the hurting and needy of Hamilton, Ohio. She has appeared on TBN and is a much beloved soloist in the region. More recently, she received credentials as a minister in the Church of God. Melissa has a passion for worship and leading people into an inner court experience. She also has a passion for creating an environment for women to serve one another and the Body of Christ and to see them come together to be refueled for ministry in their respective churches. She hosts a monthly Women’s Ministry service open to all women from all churches. The “Filling Station” provides an atmosphere of safety and women are encouraged to be honest, transparent and “get real” with God. She is committed to excellence and inspires others to aspire to give their very best.