Rev. Aaron Williams
Aaron Williams is the Senior Pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church. He has served as pastor since May 2008. As Senior Pastor, his focus has been to create a church that is “Externally Focused, Internally Strong”. Since Rev. Williams’ arrival into Seattle, he has been a faithful servant to the people of Mount Zion Baptist Church and the greater Seattle community. Rev. Williams is extensively involved in the greater Seattle community as he serves in numerous capacities including serving as a member of the Seattle Police Chief Search Committee for 2009 and as a Commissioner on the Seattle Police Commission where he works on policy to ensure police accountability as it relates to biased policing, excessive force, and stops and detentions. In addition, he serves as the Dean of the Congress of Christian Education for the North Pacific Baptist Convention, and Vice President of the United Black Christian Clergy A humble man of God, Rev. Williams’ passion is teaching and preaching the uncompromised Word of God. This passion is evident as he leads a twice-weekly Bible Study class on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Rev. Williams is a graduate of Paine College in Augusta, Ga. where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a Masters Degree in Theology with an emphasis in Systematic Theology. Rev. Williams is joined in ministry by his wife Michelle Watkins-Williams whom he considers his “first” ministry.