Patricia L. Wood

Phone (814) 244-1901

Mailing Address
129 Hillcrest Dr.
Ebensburg, PA 15931

Belsano U M Church
Associate Pastor

Nanty Glo U M Church
Associate Pastor

Strongstown U M Church
Associate Pastor


August 2022
Patricia Wood is a native of Cambria County having grown up in Ebensburg, PA, where she currently
lives. She is the wife of Thomas E. Wood Jr. and together they have one daughter. Trish is the daughter
of Nickolas and Cynthia Datsko also, formerly of Ebensburg, PA. Patricia is a graduate of Central Cambria
High Scholl after which she went on to study business and finance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
After graduation from IUP, Trish went on to attend the Dickinson School of Law where she attained her Juris Doctorate. Most
currently Trish is a financial service professional for New York Life where she assists her clients in
planning for their futures and attaining their dreams.

Patricia is a member of the Ebensburg United Methodist Church which she has attended for many years.
She has been involved in numerous different ministries of the church including the Shoe Box ministry, the booth
at the county Fair, the Evangelism and Fellowship Committee, and the Discipleship Ministry.
Trish participates in numerous bible studies and devotions both in person and on zoom.
Trish also helps with the youth group and finds working with youth and young adults to be a rewarding pursuit.

Having recently completed licensing school, Patricia is a local licensed pastor appointed to the Bright Hope Charge.
Trish has been serving the Bright Hope quad of churches since September 2020. She finds herself called to proclaim
the message of God to His people. Being of service in a time of need and the assistance she provides at Bright Hope
is a fulfilling honor. Trish enjoys home visits and outreach to the community, helping those who are hurting. Trish is
humbled not only by this experience God is providing but that He sees fit to use her in this way.