Rev. Andrew Ponder Williams
Andrew's passion is to pastor in the local church where he inspires and engages all people through inclusive intergenerational ministry. Andrew is the Pastor of United Community Church UCC in
St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
Andrew has a passion for social justice ministry and has been involved in advocacy on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations. He has served congregations along the California Coast, in the Southwest, and in New England.
Andrew received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Rockhurst University, a Jesuit University in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri and a Graduate Certificate in Religion, Activism, and Social Justice from Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California. Andrew is presently continuing his learning at Boston University where he studies religious leadership.
Andrew and his husband Ashton, who he met while traveling for ministry work, live in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Andrew is a vegetarian of 19 years and enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and dining out.