Meet our Pastor
Reverend Dr. Falecia Williams
Rev. Dr. Williams is bi-vocational servant leader of God Almighty. She’s noted for describing her work as one calling to serve and share the love of Christ administered through multiple assignments. In 2004, Dr. Williams accepted the call of God to preach under the pastorate of now Bishop Samuel L. Green, Sr. The same year, she was licensed to preach and pursued ministerial orders through the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church. She was ordained an itinerant deacon in 2007 and completed the Central Conference Ministerial Institute of the Eleventh Episcopal District in 2009.
Rev. Dr. Williams has served as the Youth Pastor and Executive Pastor at St. Mark A.M.E. Church in Orlando, Florida under the pastorate of Rev. Terence R. Gray, I. In 2009, God elevated Rev. Dr. Williams to the office of pastor of Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Trilby, Florida followed by successive pastoral appointments to Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Bushell, Florida and Hurst Chapel A.M.E. Church in the Historic Parramore Heritage Neighborhood in Downtown Orlando where she served more than eight years before receiving a transfer to the Second Episcopal District in October 2020. She previously severed as pastor of Fair
Havens A.M.E. Church in Baltimore and was appointed as pastor of Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church at the seat of the Second Episcopal District Planning Meeting in Greensboro, NC..
In August of the same year, Rev. Dr. Williams took the helm as the ninth president of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Largo, Maryland. A proven transformational leader, she joined PGCC after nearly 22 years at Valencia College in Orlando, one of the nation’s largest and most celebrated community colleges. During her tenure at Valencia, she developed an extensive resume of administrative roles and concluded her tenure there as the West Region Campus President from 2011 through 2020.
Rev. Dr. Williams is highly decorated for her scholarship, public speaking, and leadership training. She devotes herself in service to humanity through numerous boards, community agencies, and professional organizations. Delightfully charismatic and authentically humble, she’s also is a refreshing reminder that effective leadership has always been more about influence than power.
Dr. Williams earned her Bachelor of Arts at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, Master of Arts at Stetson University in Deland, FL, and Doctor of Education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. She’s received certifications through the Institute for Education Management at Harvard University and the Design Thinking Professional Leadership Institute at Stanford University.
Dr. Williams endeavors daily to “do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly before God” (Micah 6:8) for “whatever we do for the least of these, we do unto the Lord” (Matthew 25:40). She is married to Mr. Alfred E. Williams, who actively serves as the Chief of Staff for the City of Orlando Police Department, and they are the proud parents of two adult sons.