Bishop Allen Williams
Dr. Allen D. Williams, Jr. was born in Salisbury, Maryland on November 4, 1977 to Allen David and the late Rena Veney Williams, a brother to Lamont, Antonio, Ronda and Arnetta. Educated in the Wicomico County Public School System, he attended the Ministers In Training School of Theology, Salisbury, Maryland; Evangel Cathedral Bible School, Largo, MD; and later to receive his Bachelor of Theological Studies, Master’s Commission Bible Institute, Philadelphia, PA; a Doctoral Degree from Breakthrough Bible College, Temple Hills, MD and a Doctors of Divinity, St. Thomas Christian University, Jacksonville, Fl. Dr. Williams accepted the call to the ministry and preached his initial sermon at the age of 17 and has worked closely with his spiritual mother and pastor in ministry Overseer Dr. Annette P. Wilson at the Cathedral of Love Church Ministries, Salisbury, MD, where he served faithfully on several ministries before the Lord elevated him as Pastor of Mt. Calvary African Methodist Union Protestant Church (AUMP) in Spencerville, MD in the year of 2003 where Dr. Williams served as Senior Pastor over several ministries, along as being bible teacher and a counselor to many.
In month of May 2008, Dr. Williams, led of the Lord severed all ties with the AUMP denomination and him and his lovely wife organized and the founders, of Rhema Word Worship Center, Inc., a newly founded ministry where their motto is: “A Church Going To A Place, Where We’ve Never Been Before!” Dr. Williams is currently the instructor of the Word Enrichment Bible School, Elkridge, MD a ministry that equips the total man; spirit, soul and body. Dr. Williams along with his newly founded ministry serves with his spiritual father, Bishop Anthony C. Hanna, Sr. and an active member of the Faith Fellowship of Churches and Ministries, Inc., Chester, PA and later to be ordained as an Elder in the Lord’s church in the month of November 2008. On July 1, 2011, Dr. Williams was consecrated as a “Bishop in the Lord’s Church” and appointed the 2nd Presiding Bishop of Faith Fellowship of Churches and Ministries, Chester, PA. He currently serves on “The House of Bishops” of United Covenant Churches of Christ, Inc., New York and serves as the National Director of Intercessory Prayer Ministry and serves as the Chief Financial Officer of UCCC Mid-Atlantic Diocesan.
Dr. Williams is married to Prophetess Marinda Ann Williams and she works faithfully and supports her husband in the ministry to which they have been called. Dr. Williams is the father of five children Antiwone, Kewaun, Markyiah, Rochelle and Joseph and a father to many and a grandfather to 6 beautiful granddaughters and one beautiful grandson, whom he loves dearly.
Dr. Williams’ ministry focus is for the body of Christ to “Grow in the Knowledge of God and always maintain an Excellent Spirit!”