The Rev. Patricia Farris

Denomination: United Methodist Church (UMC)

Rev. Patricia Farris, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, has nearly thirty years experience in local church and campus ministry. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, she has served local churches in Gardena and Los Angeles, in addition to serving as superintendent of the San Diego District prior to being appointed at FUMC in Santa Monica. Her interests are in preaching, teaching, worship and church renewal. Her writing has appeared in The Christian Century, Circuit Rider, Quarterly Review and the Upper Room Devotions, and she is known as a preacher and workshop leader throughout the denomination. Patricia is also a member of the Advisory Board of the EveryChild Foundation. She and her husband, David Bremer, Associate Professor at the Otis College of Art and Design, enjoy reading, music, movies and travel. At the heart of her ministry is a love of God's people and of God's world.

Her writing has appeared in The Christian Century, Circuit Rider, Quarterly Review, the Upper Room Devotions and Feasting on the Word. She is known as a preacher and workshop leader throughout the denomination. Patricia is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Every Child Foundation. She and her husband, David Bremer, Associate Professor at the Otis College of Art and Design, enjoy reading, music, movies and travel. At the heart of her ministry is a love of God's people and of God's world.

 

Television by The Rev. Patricia Farris

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Conversation with Patricia Farris - 30 Good Minutes Interview

Tuesday September 22, 2009
Hosts Lillian Daniel and Lydia Talbot in conversation with the Rev. Patricia Farris, who says "I love working for a world of harmony and justice and peace. It is really my passion and my calling."

God's Gift of Diversity - The Rev. Patricia Farris on 30 Good Minutes

Tuesday September 22, 2009
The Rev. Patricia Farris, Senior Minister of First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica, California, says the future of the world depends on people of faith leading the way to embracing the diversity of our creation in God's image.