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Patrick Daymond

Senior Pastor
Phone: (516) 623-9561
The Reverend Patrick Lamar Daymond is an ordained minster in the Presbyterian Church, USA and Senior Pastor of Memorial Presbyterian Church in Roosevelt, New York. As a widely-respected preacher, teacher, workshop facilitator, and evangelism coach, Rev. Daymond’s passion is rooted in engaging and empowering all of humanity, locally and globally, through preaching and teaching the life changing Word of God and living out the convincing and compelling gospel of Jesus Christ. A native of Winter Haven, FL, Rev. Daymond graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Political Science. He also holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div) degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, from which he garnered honors and distinctions. Currently, Rev. Daymond is a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) candidate at Garrett Theological Seminary, where his primary research focuses on Congregational Leadership.

Before coming to Memorial, Rev. Daymond was called to leading congregations recognized for their profound spiritual commitment and powerful witness to divine love and justice. During his time at Princeton, he served as a seminary intern at Elmwood United Presbyterian Church in East Orange, NJ where he focused on youth and young adult ministry, evangelism, and pastoral care. His ministry continued as pastoral resident at the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, where he was active in various areas of ministry, such as community outreach and mission. He was later called as Pastor of Sixth Grace Presbyterian located in the heart of Chicago’s Southside. During his tenure at Sixth Grace, Rev. Daymond led the congregation in confronting the challenges of twenty-first-century urban ministry cultivating them towards a social activism that witnessed to the spiritual and material needs of its surrounding community.

Currently as pastor of Memorial Presbyterian Church, Rev. Daymond seeks to engage in innovative and faithful ministry, which practices the gospel that is preached. Describing itself as “A Church on the Grow,” Memorial has evolved spiritually and numerically under Rev. Daymond’s visionary leadership with revitalized ministries such as the Transformers Youth Ministry and the Marriage Enrichment Ministry. Rev. Daymond also actively participates in various evangelism projects such as My Brother’s Keeper, a constructive, street ministry dedicated to ministering to and transforming the lives of men from eclectic backgrounds and ages. Further, Rev. Daymond serves and has provided service to several boards including the Board of Associated Urban Ministries-Transforming Communities, the Board of Directors for Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation (SOUL), the Illinois Indiana Regional Organizing Network (IIRON) and the Board of Trustees for McCormick Theological Seminary.

Rev. Daymond is the husband of Antonia Michelle Daymond, Ph.D and they are proud parents of twin sons, Bryce Ellington and Benjamin Miles.