Patricia L. Wood
Phone (814) 244-1901
129 Hillcrest Road
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 member of the Ebensburg
United Methodist Church where she has attended for many years. She has been involved in numerous
different ministries of the church including Shoe Box ministry, the booth at the county Fair, the
Evangelism and Fellowship Committee, the Discipleship Ministry and the Missions Committee.
Trish participates in numerous bible studies and devotions both in person and on zoom and on mission trip.
Trish also helps with the youth group and finds working with youth and young adults to be a rewarding pursuit.
She is currently pursuing candidacy for ministry and is part of the mentoring program.
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
law school at the Dickinson School of Law where she attained her Juris Doctorate degree. Most
currently Trish is a financial services professional for New York Life where she assists her clients in
planning for their futures and attaining their dreams. Trish has been a lay speaker committed to the
Bright Hope quad of churches since September 2020. And she was appointed to this charge in July 2021.
She finds herself called to proclaim the message of God to His people. Being of service n a time of need
and the assistance she provides at the Bright Hope charge is a fulfilling honor. Trish is humbled not only
by this experience God is providing but that He sees fit to use her in this way.