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Pastor: Elder Don C. Williams, Sr.

First Lady:  Patricia Williams



Elder Eric R. Griffin



Deacon A. Whittington (retired) A

Deacon Alonzo Richardson

Administrative Assistant: Sis. Verneice Wise

Assistant Church Clerk: Theresa Brown

"There are five nonnegotiable characteristics that every effective leader must have: a sense of calling, an ability to communicate, creativity in problem solving, generosity, and consistency." John C. Maxwell

Elder Don C. Williams is a native of Gary, Indiana where he attended the public school system, and Perdue Universary  He continued his education through training, conferences, and biblical studies from various sources. Pastor Williams and Patricia have been married for 41 years. They have 2 sons, Don, Jr and Phillip

Elder Eric R. Griffin, a native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, has been ordained since 1984. His ministerial experience includes serving as Associate Minister (Southern Union Baptist Church) and Pastor (First Church of Christ (Holiness) USA, Tulsa, OK; Bethel Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) USA. He rejoined the Christ Temple Cathedral family in 2007. He and his wife Rose have been married for 31 years and have four children: Eric Jr., Marisha, Jonathan and Andrew.


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Deacon Allie Whittington - has recently retired for formal deacon duties. He has faithfully  served Christ Temple Cathedral as a deacon for 55 years.


Deacon Alonzo Richardson is a lifelong member member of Christ Temple Cathedral. Alonzo graduated from Hazelwood East High School in 2006. He became an ordained Deacon in 2015. Deacon Richardson is very versatile and hard working individual. He has a love of participating in the media ministry where he makes the video presentations for our church.

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