Minister Christopher L. Williams is a born again Child of The Most High God. His physical birth was in Brownsboro, Alabama in the year 1962. In 1993 he was called by God to preach the Gospel, Licensed on July 4, 1993, then on June 9, 1996 he was Ordained.
He was employed by the Alabama Department of Public Safety as an Alabama State Trooper Cadet in August 1981 and stationed in Selma. In September 1984 he was promoted to Trooper and stationed in Greenville. In December 1988 he was promoted to Corporal and stationed in Evergreen as a Field Supervisor. In January 1995 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and stationed in Demopolis, as the Post Commander. In February 2002 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and stationed in Montgomery, where he served as the State of Alabama Public Information Assistant Commander and Security for the Governor. Under his leadership the Alabama’s AMBER Alert Plan became operational in June 2003.
During his career as an Alabama State Trooper he received many Local, State and National awards, His most rewarding, encouraging and motorvating award was received because of his lifesaving action during a church service in Prichard, Alabama, when a small baby stopped breathing. His quick actions, guided by the Lord, helped in saving the baby’s life.
He retired from his position as a State Trooper Leiutentant on February 1, 2006 following the leadership of the Lord not knowing that he would be called to pastor Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church on February 4, 2006.
Pastor Williams was elected as the Second Vice Moderator of the Sunlight District in the year 2010. In 2017 he was awarded the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Rho Alpha Chapter “Bishop Edgar A. Love Award” for outstanding service to the community.
He has attended:
- Alabama A & M University
- Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center
- Andersonville Theological Seminary
- Cedar Grove Baptist Seminary
- F.B.I. Nation Academy
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Madison County High
- National Fire Academy
- University of Virginia
- World Wide Church of God Bible School
Currently he serves as the Pastor of Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church located in the Historic Pleatau Community of Africatown, Alabama.
Pastor Williams has been happily married over 30 years to the love of his life, the former Ms. Theresa D. Eaton and they are the proud parents oftwo children, Abreeotta Jumaira and Christopher Lee II and two grandchildren, Hailey and Carter.
His motto for life is “Be Blessed & Be A Blessing.”