Rev. Andrew Ponder Williams hopes to inspire and engage all people through invitational and intergenerational congregational ministry. He is the Pastor of North Community Church, UCC in Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts. Andrew has served congregations along the California Coast, in the Southwest, and in New England.
Andrew is a member of the Board of Directors of the United Church of Christ. He has a passion for social justice ministry and has been involved in advocacy on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations. He previously served as a Campus Minister at the University of California, Irvine and Arizona State University. Andrew was ordained in the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ.
Andrew received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Rockhurst University, Jesuit, and a Graduate Certificate in Religion, Activism, and Social Justice from Claremont School of Theology. He is presently working towards a Doctorate in Ministry at Boston University School of Theology.
Andrew and his husband Ashton live in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He is a vegetarian of 20 years and enjoys exercising, traveling,
and dining out.