"I Hear My Father Calling...So What's A Girl To Do" is a book written to encourage others, especially women to open themselves up to answer God's calling on their lives regardless of what others feel. It is difficult to step outside of what is acceptable traditionally, but God will always prepare the way to where He is calling you to serve. Patricia is the Minister of Ministries and Missions at First Baptist Church in Tyler Texas. She serves on the Executive staff and the Church Cabinet. Her duties include Women's Ministry, Single Adult Ministry, Senior Adult Ministry, Evangelism, Internationals, Recreation, Pastoral Care and Missions. Patricia was educated in Texas schools. Ordained into the ministry by the First Baptist Church in July, 1999. She has been active in several Texas churches in the area of Women's Ministry, Singles Ministries, Bible Study, Music, Missions and Motivational Speaking. Patricia also serves one Smith Baptist Association committee. Patricia has served on three community Boards; Andrews Angels, Bethesda Health Clinic and Path. Pat was also named the first Emeritus Board Member for Bethesda in 2006. Pat is a published author and poet. Her book, "Not On My Porch" was published in 2005. "Whoa Man See What God Did With A Rib" in 2006, "A Godly Man Who Can Find One?" in 2007 and "One Of Us Has Alzheimer's " in 2009. She taught piano before entering into the ministry. Pat's passion is serving God by helping others. She is the widow of Tommy G. Mallory. They have three children, Traci McFadden and husband Ron, Trent Mallory and wife Becky (Crockett), Terrell Mallory and wife Melinda (Clark). They are also blessed with six grandchildren, Taylor and Tanner McFadden, Elizabeth, Todd, Mollie and Boston Mallory who all reside in the Metro-plex area of Texas.