Helping Churches & Organizations Reach & Engage Young People
Andrew's passion is to offer organizations best practices for reaching and engaging young people. Organizations and churches who work with Andrew attract young people as participants and develop a new generation of leadership.
Andrew has experience working with nonprofit organizations, healthcare companies, and churches. Andrew has offered leadership in many sectors and for a distinct mix of organizations from Capitol Hill, to the United Nations, and to the Pacific Coast. He has offered leadership and consulting for congregations that are United Methodist, United Church of Christ, and other mainline denominations.
Andrew received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Rockhurst University, a Jesuit University in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri and a Certificate in Religion, Activism, and Social Justice from Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California.
Andrew and his husband Ashton, who he met while traveling for ministry work, live in Scottsdale, Arizona and enjoy traveling together. Andrew is a vegetarian of 16 years and enjoys writing, hiking, and swimming.
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The church is us -- people with a story of courage and fulfillment in living out our lives as God created us to. People who have experienced miracles and moments we can’t explain in the midst of trying times and the fear that we won’t be safe or accepted. People who love their neighbors and want to help them.
"We’ve had the schism. We just don’t know what’s next,” said Andrew Ponder Williams..
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