Pastor Pat Clarey is a Michigan native, growing up in Auburn, MI (Bay County).  As a young man he trusted Christ and as a teen sensed God's call to vocational ministry. He attended Delta College in Saginaw, Moody Bible Institute in Chicago where he majored in Pastoral Training (B.A., class of 1982), and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL (M.Div., class of 1986).  Pat served as a youth pastor for seven years in Gladwin, MI.  The highlight of his life, besides Christ, was marrying Colleen in August 1990.  Pat and Colleen have been blessed with five children:  Tricia, Brendan, Logan, Katie, and Meghan.  Pat became pastor of Clearwater Evangelical Free Church in Clearwater, KS from 1993-2004.  In 2004 God led Pat and his family to serve Christ at CCEFC.

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