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 been formed through meaningful ministry experiences from Capitol Hill, to the United Nations, congregations along the Pacific Coast, and churches in the Southwest. He has served United Church of Christ and United Methodist congregations in numerous roles. Andrew is the third generation in his family to pastor in the UCC.
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 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.