Eric Petree is a dynamic minister of the Word of God who presents the gospel in a creative and engaging way, making it relevant, easy to understand and directly applicable to daily life. He is a proud graduate of Valor Christian College in Columbus, OH. After graduation, Eric returned to his hometown of Cincinnati. OH to serve under his father as an Associate Pastor of what is now, CityGate Church.
Upon his father’s retirement in 2007, Eric and his wife Kim were installed as lead Pastors of CityGate Church. The past eight years of abundant growth have truly exploded the ministry past the four walls of its physical structure. CityGate is a multi-racial and multi-generational church, where diversity and unity are cornerstone values.
In 2011, CityGate transitioned from its main sanctuary of 40 plus years to a multipurpose building so it could accommodate the harvest. God continued to add to the church and In March 2014, CityGate launched a satellite campus north of Cincinnati’s city limits in West Chester, Ohio, and is now a mobile church ministry, currently located in Mason, OH.
Love for people and a passion to unite the power of Pentecost with the excellence and creativity of God is what drives Pastor Eric. Outreach is at the core of Pastor Eric’s vision, and under his infectious leadership, CityGate Church has permanently affected the City of Cincinnati through its authentic evangelical approach to unapologetically share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.