after God's own heart, Rev. Dr. Patricia
A. Gainer has been anointed for such a time as this to touch the hearts of
nations for the purpose of deliverance, healing and wholeness in Christ Jesus. A
native of Greensboro, NC, Pastor G (as she is affectionately known) is the
eldest daughter of the late Patrick and late Willie Mae Gainer and the
granddaughter of late Mack J and late Hattie B Gainer. She was raised in a
loving Christian home by her paternal grandparents. It was at the tender age of
twelve that Pastor Gainer's life was forever changed for this date commemorates
the moment that she received the Lord Jesus into her life. From that moment,
she has continued to strive for excellence in her walk with the Lord.
During her ministry, Reverend Gainer, also a gifted psalmist has
established herself as a vocal force to be reckoned with. Standing as a
classically trained and accomplished vocalist, Rev Gainer has traveled,
recorded, and sang with the likes of such greats as Luther Barnes, James Hall,
the late Melvin and late Tunesha Crispell, Pastor Martina Echols, and the late
Lecresia Campbell, to name a few. When she opens her mouth to sing, the
anointing that God has placed upon her life pushes people to praise and worship
the Lord; and brings about healing and deliverance. However, this is only a
foretaste of the power that rest upon her life. A dynamic preacher and prolific
orator, Rev. Gainer proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ with great passion and
authority like none other. Her preaching of the pure and unadulterated word of
the Lord has led many to Christ and continues to impact lives daily. Rev.
Gainer believes that she has been called to transform, equip, empower and prepare
people for Christian discipleship. She believes that her ministry is a gift to
be shared with world. Her deepest desire is to see God’s Kingdom expanded as
God uses her to minister deliverance to the poor, brokenhearted and people
everywhere. Her love for God is perpetually demonstrated in her love for all
Pastor Gainer also stands as an advocate for education. As the
bible has instructed, she has studied to show herself approved and this is
evident by her educational accomplishments. A graduate of the Guilford County
School system in Greensboro, NC, she first pursed higher education at North
Carolina A&T State University, where she majored in and obtained a BA in
Music Performance, vocal concentration. She went on to pursue and obtain a
Masters in Divinity from Hood Theological Seminary, in addition to a second
Bachelorette degree in Psychology from Guilford College. In May 2021 Doctor
Gainer graduated with high honors from Hood Theological Seminary with the
degree Doctor of Ministry in which she successfully defended the Doctoral
project, A Biblical Literacy Model for Equipping a 21st Century
Rural Congregation: Zion Grove AME Zion Church, Rutherfordton, NC. She is currently enrolled at NC State University in pursuit of a M.Ed in College Counseling and Student Development.
Pastor Gainer received her first Pastoral charge at the 2016.
Through the leading of the Holy Spirit, Bishop George E. Battle saw fit to
appoint her as Pastor the Savannah AME Zion Church. Though her time was brief,
the impact that Pastor Gainer made was great. She went on to Pastor the thriving congregation of Zion Grove AME Zion Church in Rutherfordton, NC, she successfully led the church in the repaving of the parking lot, the paying off of the church mortgage, the purchase of sound equipment for outside services, and the replacement of the roof, which is set to be done in June of 2021. In May 2021, she was transferred to the historic Shiloh AME Zion Church, where she is pleased to currently serves.
This mighty woman has been touched by the hand of Lord and
continues to seek to fulfill purpose.
Rev. Dr. Patricia Anne' Gainer,
Servant, Leader, Child of God.