Jeff Patterson
elder  |  VICE CHAIRMAN 

Meet Jeff:

  • Place of birth: Seattle, WA
  • Year began at CC: Sept., 2006
  • Family Info: Married High School Sweetheart Ruth on August 14, 1999. Blessed with 5 children – Trudy, Tobin, Clara, Greta and Samuel.
  • Education: BA from The Master’s College; Completed half of the units required for an M.Div. degree from The Master’s Seminary.

Ministry Passion(s): Teaching & Counseling.

Hobbies/Leisure Time activities: Love to spend time with family and friends, study theology, and play and watch sports as time allows.

Kodak moment: Baptizing Ruth in a hotel pool when I was fully dressed.

What makes me sad? glad? mad?

  • Sad: Those who are deceived by false teachers/religion.
  • Glad: Family and people I know living for Christ.
  • Mad. False teachers.


  • Book(s): Anything theological: I have too many favorite books so some of the authors I enjoy reading include Piper, MacArthur, Grudem, Adams, Tripp, Sproul, Mohler, Feinberg
  • Book of the Bible: Hard to choose one but probably Romans or Genesis
  • Childhood memory: Most of my favorite memories center around camping with cousins
  • Food(s)/Snack(s)/beverage: Bulgogi (Korean bbq); Chips & Salsa; Green Tea Boba
  • Music/Musician: singing old hymns, listening to modern hymn writers Keith & Kristyn Getty or classical music—especially anything by John Rutter
  • Movie(s): The original Star Wars trilogy, classics like The Sound of Music, and movies based on true stories like The Rookie, We Are Marshall, The Blind Side, & Miracle
  • TV show: If I’m watching TV it’s usually ESPN or one of the shows on HGTV
  • Sports & SportsTeam(s): Seahawks, Mariners, Huskies and the Olympics every 2 years
  • Northwest Get-away: Vancouver, B.C.
  • Local Restaurant: The Lobster Shop