Roy Patterson is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity International University. He is the host of Celebration of Praise, Music for Sunday and Urban Praise. He is a pastor, praise and worship leader, arranger and vocalist. He has led praise and worship internationally and has a strong passion for biblical diversity. Roy served as a youth pastor for 10 years and has provided substance abuse counseling to youth and adults. In January 2011, Roy was appointed station manager for 90.1 FM Moody Radio in Chicago. He was recently appointed as the Special Assistant to the President of Moody Bible Institute for Community Relations. Roy has been married to his wife, Lynette, for over 30 years, and has three children.
Celebration of Praise is a weekly four-hour program that endeavors to bridge music divides and unite Christians in worship. Hosted by Roy Patterson, Celebration of Praise encourages listeners to remember that heaven will be a place of diverse worshipers from every tribe, nation and kind.