Meet Bishop

bishopBishop Frederick Williams, Sr., was born to the Late Roosevelt and Katie Mae Williams.  He is married to the former, Felicia Jones.  He is the father of four biological and three adopted children.

Bishop Williams is the Founder, CEO and Senior Pastor of Gethsemane Worship Center in Albany, Georgia.   He is also the CEO of BFW Covenant Prayer Partners and founder of Taking Authority – Stop the Violence Movement where he also serves on the Board of Directors.



  • Oxford University (Proclaimers Place), London, England with Dr. Joel Gregory, August 2009

  • North Carolina School of Theology, 2009 (Doctorate)

  • Interdenominational Theology Center (Morehouse College),  Atlanta, GA

  • Albany Technical College, 1987

  • Dougherty High School, 1980

Civic and Community

  • Certificate of Appreciation for contribution in construction of Bethesda Church and overseas mission (LaCayes, Haiti), 2002

  • Leadership Albany, 2001

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Georgia Citizen and Ambassador of Georgia (Secretary of State, Kathy Cox), 2000

  • Humanitarian Honoree (Jacksonville, Florida), 1999

  • NAACP Religious Award, 1998

  • Numerous awards in the ministry of music

Past Appointments and Service
Board of Directors of Easter Seal of Southern District and Habitat for Humanities;  Co-Chairman of the Albany-Dougherty County Community Oriented  Policing; President of A.I.D.C. (Albany Interdenominational Development Coalition),  Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, and Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship Interdenominational Affairs for the State of Georgia.

We proudly introduce to the world
the teacher, the preacher, the minister of music, the composer, the lecturer,         
the motivational speaker, the overseer, the businessman, the CEO, the father,      
the friend, the pastor, and the Bishop —

Frederick Williams, Sr., Th.D.

Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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6654 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 555-7856