Hood Memorial AME Zion Church Leadership
Hood Memorial AME Zion Church is blessed to have Rev. Dr. Patania L. Eiland who is truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following is a brief bio's of her leadership, accomplishments, dedication to the ministry.
Rev. Dr. Patania L. Eiland
Rev. Dr. Patania L. Eiland has been in the ministry for 24 years as a minister and has been a Pastor for 11 years of this time. She has also served several churches as Minister of Music, Second Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio, Spellman Chapel AME Church, Kent, Ohio, Johnson’s Chapel AME Church, Fort Worth, Texas, Garth Chapel AME Church, Dallas, Texas, and New Bethel AME Zion Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina. She has pastored the following congregations: Snow Hill AME Zion Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina for 5 years. St. Paul AME Zion Church, Sanford, North Carolina for 2 years and her current charge, Hood Memorial AME Zion Church since November 19, 2017 and have been a blessing to this congregation. Her innovative and creative style of leadership has placed this congregation on a level of doing things outside the norm. Under her leadership there has been several ministries added to meet the need of the “Whole You” and to serve each age group from our babes to our silver and gold membership there is something for everyone here at Hood.
COMMITTEES AND BOARDS:
She is active on all levels to include the local level as serving on the Fayetteville District Board of Evangelism and on the Finance Committee. She is the Assistant Conference Secretary for the Central North Carolina Annual Conference. She has served for 25 Years at Cumberland County Human Resources as the Training Manager. She is currently working on her B.S.B.A. in Globally Human Resource Management.
Our Pastor is not only a dynamic preacher, she is also an author, songwriter, playwright and she is always working for the upbuilding of God’s Kingdom. Her book “Darkside of Women” is one that reaches women and Women’s Groups to help ladies to take an inner look at themselves and check the Eve side of things. She is a songwriter and has worked with three groups with CD Recordings:, Patania L. Eiland and the Fayetteville Community Mass Choir, Central North Carolina Recording Choir, and has released recently the CD “I’m In His Plans” with our dynamic choir and band here at Hood Memorial AME Zion Church.
She is an entrepreneur starting her own record label “Likita Records” and is working on building the artists sheet for this endeavor.