Our Pastoral Lineage

1984 -1986: Reverend Michael Patrick Williams

Reverend Michael Patrick Williams became Antioch’s ninth Pastor in 1984.  He was born in St. Louis Missouri, and was a third generation Baptist preacher.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in History/Political Science from Westminister College in Fulton, Missouri.  Additionally, he received a Doctor of Divinity from the Yale Divinity School.  He completed the renovation of the downstairs auditorium and added speakers and microphones in the sanctuary.  He left Antioch to become founder Joy Tabernacle in 1986.

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