Pastor: Rev. Patrick Stout
Rev. Patrick Stout is a graduate of Cincinnati Bible Seminary and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Music-Piano Performance). Rev. Stout has been in the ministry for 45 years and came to Phoenix in 1992.
In addition to his ministry in Phoenix, Rev. Stout has pastored in various locations since 1970 working as a Minister of Music, Associate Pastor, Teaching Minister and Senior Pastor. In 1996 he became the founding Pastor and Administrator of Community Church of Hope. Rev. Stout continues to drive the vision of a spiritual center for all, especially in the LGBTQ community.
Located in Central Phoenix’s Melrose District and under the spiritual leadership of Rev. Stout, Community Church of Hope has been the Echo Reader’s Choice Award for Leader of Spirituality and Worship 16 out of its 19 years of existence.
In May, 2012, he completed training and teaching of three Pastors and Rev. Stout continues to teach students to become ordained Pastors. His ministry focuses on teaching and preaching challenging spiritual truths as well as helping individuals find practical ways to demonstrate their faith in their world. His vision and passion for spiritual growth in individualís lives as well as the LGBTQ community has kept the church focused on keeping its goals of helping people to find their true worth and embodying Godís love in their lives to touch their world. Rev. Stout is the author of Break Out: Living Your Own Emancipation Proclamation.
1956 – 2014
1964 – 2013