George R. Williams
Rev. George R. Williams, Jr., a native Detroiter, the eldest and only son of three children born to George & Gladys Williams, received his education in Detroit area Parochial Schools. He has received Under-graduate degrees from Ferris State University and the University of Detroit Mercy.
After being called into the ministry, he continued his education by earning a Masters of Arts in Christian Education from Michigan Theological Seminary. He has also received certification in Pastoral Christian Counseling so he can better meet the needs of God’s people.
Rev. Williams was licensed to preach the Gospel by his pastor Sterling H. Brewer in June of 1997. He worked diligently at the King David Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit. While there he was ordained as a deacon, served as the Bible Study and Men’s Ministry Teacher, and from 2007 to 2009 he served as the Associate Pastor of King David. From his first sermon until now he is admired for his gift of being able to articulate the Word of God in a way that stimulates the intellectual while at the same time allows a child to comprehend the truth of the message.
In 2010 Rev. Williams traveled to Israel. This trip broaden his understanding of biblical history through exploring the geographic layout of the Holy Land. The experience of being able to see the architecture and learn firsthand of the Israeli customs and culture has added a new dimension to his preaching and teaching.
Rev. Williams was called to pastor Christ Cathedral Baptist Church in November, 2009.
Rev. Williams is an Account Manager for United Parcel Service (UPS) where he has been employed since May 1989 and is also a licensed realtor. He enjoys reading, bike riding, and golf. He is affiliated with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., NAACP, and the Council of Baptist Pastors in Detroit and Vicinity. He also holds the position of Overseer of Christian Education for IAC and serves as Second Vice President of the Michigan Progressive Baptist Convention.
He married his lifelong friend Marla Williams on September 16, 1995 and they have 2 beautiful daughters, Gabrielle and Genae Williams.