Reverend Eleanor Williams is the new site pastor at Church of Our Saviour United Methodist Church in Northview Heights. According to a biography on the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary website, Rev. Williams was a special education teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools for more than 30 years. She’s a 2012 member of the New Pittsburgh Courier’s Women of Excellence, and she co-founded Parents Against Violence in 1993 in response to a rise in street violence in Pittsburgh. She’s served as a pastor at area churches such as St. Paul AME and Wayman AME.
Reverend Williams graduated from Oliver High School, earned a B.S. in special education from Duquesne University, and holds two master’s degrees—educational leadership and administration from Carlow University, and a Master of Divinity with an Urban Ministry certificate from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
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