Meet our Staff

We are able to serve through those who join with us by investing in our city and pouring out their lives for others.

 
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PATRICK BAEZ - DIRECTOR

Patrick first became involved with Graffiti on a mission trip with his home church, First Baptist Church Georgetown, Texas. After spending much of his adulthood in international and short-term missions, he knew “Missions” would always be a passion of his. Now, living in Brooklyn with his wife Kelsie and son Ari, he serves as the Missions Director and the Youth Director at Graffiti 1 and interim Director at Graffiti 3. Patrick enjoys eating tacos, cupcakes, and cheesecake.

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RAUL RIVERA- COMMUNITY MINISTER

Raul, an NYC native, serves on many fronts here at Graffiti 3. A deacon at Graffiti Church in Manhattan, Raul and wife Siyadda have a heart for helping others and are deeply invested in changing lives.

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Katie Holden- Children's Director

Katie has worked in children’s ministry since she came to New York five years ago, and she's super excited to serve families in the Brownsville community through her passion for theater education and performance. Katie is very grateful to be playing a small role in the amazing work God is doing in this city. She loves her dogs Charlie and Scooby-Doo, and she bakes a mean apple pie!