Keith Pate came to be Minister of Music at EASTERN HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH in Montgomery,
Alabama in January of 2003. Formerly he was Minister of Music of Anastasia Baptist Church, St.
Augustine, Florida for 12 years.
Keith holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama (1984) and a
Masters of Church Music Degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1989).
Keith has a great love for working with children. He has directed younger and older children’s choirs for
over twenty-five years. He has been a curriculum writer for Lifeway Christian Resources and Growing in
Grace as well as a workshop leader throughout the southeast. He has led conferences at Ridgecrest &
Glorieta Music Weeks and state training events in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee,
Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina and Oklahoma.