Pastor Pat Chen
First Love Ministries International, Inc.
First Love Prayer International, DC Capitol Hill Div.
The White House and Capitol Hill Prayer Initiative
The Gatekeepers Prayer and Worship Summit
The Gatekeepers Roundtable Forum and Capitol Hill Briefing

Pastor Pat Chen is Founder and President of First Love Ministries International, Inc. and First Love Prayer International which is the Washington, DC Capitol Hill Division. Intimacy with God is her life's message and she brings a fresh prophetic word from the heart of God with His holy fire, passion and presence. Rev. Chen ministers with an apostolic anointing in prayer, preaching and the prophetic.

Rev. Chen is one of the ordained pastors at Harvest Church in Concord, CA and has been in ministry for over 30 years. She has served as one of the Associate Pastors and Elders helping with the spiritual governance and insight in Harvest Church for 13 plus years and now spends most of her time traveling through First Love Ministries International for prayer, preaching and prophetic ministry as well as helping give oversight to other ministries and churches. Pastor Pat Chen serves as an advisor on various Pastoral and Apostolic boards for churches and ministries. Examples include, the Board of Directors for the Fellowship of Prophetic Churches and Ministries, Pastoral Advisor to the Senior Pastor and Leadership Team of Parkway Fellowship in Dublin, CA and a member of Gospel Crusade Ministerial Fellowship GCMF and their newly appointed West Coast District Coordinator.

Rev. Chen has held an annual prophetic prayer and worship conference on Capitol Hill annually. Next year on April 14-16, 2011, this Gatekeepers Worship and Prayer Summit will be conducted again on Capitol Hill and across from the White House. The Summit's theme is “The King of Glory” inspired by Psalm 24 with an emphasis of verse 7 which states, “Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.”

The Gatekeepers Worship and Prayer Summit has an emphasis of five-fold ministers taking their lead position in prayer as well as all those ministers in the marketplace. One of the highlights of this Summit is a Gatekeepers Roundtable Forum panel. The Roundtable will have various panel members representing the seven “mountains” or “kingdoms” and spheres of influence that affect our society which are Religion, Government, Business, Education, the Family, Media and the Arts/Entertainment. Prayer will be offered over these 7 areas of influence in our society throughout the Summit.

Pastor Pat founded "The Secret Place" Prayer Room on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. which was available for three years by appointment to Government, Business, Church and prayer leaders from around our nation. Now Pastor Pat will be dedicating FLMI’s new White House Prayer Room and Office around the corner from the White House and just next door to the New White House Executive Office Building on December 4, 2010. There will be an emphasis of prayer for the President, our nation and global issues as well as continuing to pray for leaders in the Legislature and the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill.

Pastor Pat Chen is a member of the Executive Board for America's National Prayer Committee, which sponsors the National Day of Prayer for the United States. She also attends the National Prayer Breakfast where the President of the United States attends and gives an address. She grew up in the inner city of our Nation's Capital and travels to DC on a regular basis to pray with and for the US Senate and House Chaplains and our nation's leaders from Government and the Church. Rev. Pat Chen facilitates the prayer ministry for the International Christian Technologists' Association and is a member of their Board of Directors. Pat was involved in the historical gathering of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Azusa Street Revival as an Advisor to the Azusa Street Centennial Strategic Prayer Council and a member of the Azusa Street Centennial Ministry Team. She has served as a Board member and the National Facilitator of Intercession for Mission America, a Coalition of church denominations and ministries and was the Prayer Chair for the Oakland-East Bay Billy Graham Crusade.

Pat Chen is a member of the Aglow International Board of Directors which governs the ministry in about 170 nations and has served at all levels of the ministry. Among her travels, Pastor Pat has preached to thousands at various Conferences and retreats in the United States and around the world.

As an author, Pastor Pat Chen has written two books, Intimacy with the Beloved and The Depths of God, contributed chapters to other books, written various magazine articles for Charisma, Ministries Today, SpiritLed Woman and PRAY! Magazine and she has produced a prophetic music CD.

Her husband, Peter, is a Human Resources Professional and Consultant and they live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Their son, Kenon, is a Vice President of Technology, an anointed worship leader and recording artist. He and his wife, Adrienne, are worship leaders and minister together at Harvest Church.

International Travel Pastor Pat Chen has traveled in most of the 50 states and globally to England, France, Holland, Belgium, Argentina, Israel, New Zealand, Canada, Bermuda, Trinidad, South Korea, Togo, Ghana, Senegal, The Gambia, Benin, South Africa, Sri Lanka and others.

Rev. Pat Chen has authored or Contributed to the Following Publications

• The Depths of God, published by Destiny Image.
• Intimacy With The Beloved, published by Creation House.
• Intimacy, a prophetic music CD with spontaneous scripture narration and exhortation, created with Ruth Collingridge of Spirit Song Celebration and Aglow International.
• Chapters for the books, Threshold of Glory, published by Destiny Image and Women of Prayer, Released to the Nations, by Aglow Publications.
• Two mentoring letters for the Women of Destiny Bible, published by Thomas Nelson.
• Article in PRAY! Magazine, published by NavPress.
• Articles in Ministries Today, Charisma and SpiritLed Woman Magazines, published by Strang Communications.

Awards For her outstanding achievement in Christian service in the community, she was recognized and awarded by the National Council of Negro Women, San Francisco section, as one of the 1999 Christian Women of the year. KFAX/K-JOY Radio honored Rev. Pat Chen, as a Pray The Bay member in 2000 for lighting the way for Lighthouses of Prayer at the Annual Pastor’s Prayer Breakfast before 500 pastors.

Contact Information:
Pastor Pat Chen, Founder & President
PO Box 1977
San Ramon, CA 94583

Nancy Benson, Assistant
925-872-6262 cell