Reverend Dr. Eddie Calvin Williams, D.Min.
Our pastor, Rev. Dr. Eddie C. Williams, began his appointment at Trinity on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Rev. Williams is no stranger to Orangeburg. He attended SC State University and pastored North Orangeburg United Methodist Church for 11 years from 2002-2013.
In addition, to earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree from SC State University, Rev. Williams earned a Master of Divinity from the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary.
Before being appointed to Trinity, Rev. Williams served congregations from the Upstate to the Low Country. At each charge, he increased membership; purchased, renovated, and maintained church property; and expanded Mission and Community Involvement.
In addition to his ministerial work, Rev. Williams has served in the National Guard, worked in various capacities at area colleges and universities, and has dedicated countless hours to community service. He was President of United Way of Allendale County for 12 years, Chaplain for the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Department for 4 years, President of the Orangeburg-Calhoun Ministerial Alliance for two years, and the first African American to serve on the Anderson Area Medical Center Board and the YMCA. He is also the recipient of several awards for his service and accomplishments.
Rev. Williams and his wife, the former Connie Lee, are the proud parents of two children, Eddie Jr. and Dylan.