BISHOP ROBERT WILLIAMS
BISHOP ROBERT WILLIAMS, BORN IN CLEVELAND, OHIO.
GRADUATED FROM MAX S. HAYES VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL.
JOINED THE U.S ARMY IN AUGUST OF 1972, COMPLETING BASIC
COMBAT TRAINING AT FORT POLK, L.A, GRADUATED IN 1973 FROM
THE U. S. ARMY SIGNAL SCHOOL AT FORT GORDON, GA.
COMPLETED A GRADUATES COURSE IN COMMUNICATIONS AT THE
SEVENTH CORP U.S ARMY SIGNAL SCHOOL IN 1973.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS WAS CALLED INTO THE MINISTRY IN
SEPTEMBER 1976, HE LEFT THE MILITARY IN ANSWER TO THAT
CALL IN JULY 1977. HE RETURNED TO CLEVELAND WHERE
PASTOR A.C ZORN OF GOSPEL HALL BAPTIST CHURCH LATER
LICENSED HIM IN OCTOBER, 1977 INTO THE MINISTRY.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS BECAME AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE BAPTIST
MINISTER'S CONFERENCE AND TRAINED UNDER THE MINISTERS
OF THE SAME CONFERENCE. IN SEPTEMBER 1978.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS RETURNED TO THE MILITARY,
MOVING HIS FAMILY TO FORT JACKSON, SC WHERE HE UNITED
WITH ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, UNTIL THE
RETIREMENT OF THE PASTOR IN 1980. HE THEN UNITED WITH
REHOBOTH UNITED APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST, UNDER
THE LEADERSHIP OF BISHOP C.L. LORICK, Sr.
 
IN MAY OF 1981 BISHOP WILLIAMS WAS DEPLOYED TO KOREA
WHERE HE BEGAN HIS FIRST OUTREACH MINISTRY UNTIL HIS
DEPARTURE IN MAY OF 1982. RETURNING TO THE UNITED STATES,
HE MOVED TO KILLEEN, TX WHERE HE UNITED WITH ZION
TEMPLE (C.O.G.I.C.) UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF
SUPERINTENDENT E.R. BILLIE.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS LATER FOUND AND OPENED THE
REHOBOTH OUTREACH APOSTOLIC MINISTRY IN 1983.
IN MAY OF 1985, BISHOP WILLIAMS WAS DEPLOYED TO GERMANY
WHERE HE ESTABLISHED TWO (2) SEPARATE MINISTRIES. ONE IN
THE TOWN MENDEN AND THE OTHER IN WERL. HE ALSO SERVED
AS THE RELIGIOUS COORDINATOR FOR THE 69TH/15TH U.S. ARMY,
FIELD ARTILLERY GROUPS UNTIL HE DEPARTED IN JUNE 1988.
HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO FORT STEWART, GA WHERE HE
STARTED THE REHOBOTH OUTREACH APOSTOLIC MINISTRIES,
AND A LOCAL GOSPEL RADIO BROADCAST AND CONTINUED IN
THIS MINISTRY UNTIL HE WAS DEPLOYED TO PANAMA CITY,
PANAMA. THERE HE SERVED AS PASTOR OF HOWARD/KOBBE
GOSPEL SERVICE AT HOWARD, AFB PANAMA FROM JANUARY 1990
TO DECEMBER OF 1992.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS WAS THEN TRANSFERRED TO ABERDEEN, MD
WHERE HE SERVED AS ASSOCIATE ELDER TO BISHOP C.J. BARNES
OF HIGHWAY HOLINESS APOSTOLIC CHURCH.
 
HE RETIRED FROM THE MILITARY IN 1994. BISHOP WILLIAMS
LATER TRAVELED TO CAPE HAITIAN, HAITI ON FOREIGN
MISSIONS. BISHOP WILLIAMS RETURNED TO THE UNITED
STATES IN MID 1995 TO ATTEND COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE,
WHERE HE STUDIED, PASTORAL MINISTRY. AFTER SCHOOL, HE
TRAVELED TO KAPOSVAR, HUNGARY AS AN INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR FOR THE U.S ARMY. AFTER RETURNING TO THE
STATES IN 1996 WHEN HE UNITED WITH ZION TEMPLE HOLINESS
CHURCH IN MIDWAY, GA UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF ELDER
NATHANIEL WALTHOUR.
 
IN 1998 BISHOP WILLIAMS RELOCATED TO CLEVELAND, OHIO
AND STARTED THE REHOBOTH OUTREACH APOSTOLIC
MINISTRIES, Inc.
 
IN 1999 HE BECAME THE INTERIM PASTOR OF LITTLE START
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, UNTIL ONE WAS ELECTED. HE
THEN BEGIN TO WORK WITH BISHOP C.G. JOHNSON, PASTOR OF
CHRIST TEMPLE APOSTOLIC CHURCH IN YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO AND
CONTINUED WITH THE OPERATION OF REHOBOTH OUTREACH
APOSTOLIC MINISTRIES HELPING OTHER CHURCHES
THROUGHOUT THE CLEVELAND AREA UNTIL UNITING WITH
TRINITY OUTREACH MINISTRIES. UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF
PASTOR ANDREW D. CLARK SR. HE SERVED AS FIRST ASSOCIATE
PASTOR.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS WAS ORDAINED TO ELDER AT FIRST UNITED
APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST, BALTIMORE, MD IN JUNE
1983, BY BISHOP MONROE R. SANDERS, Sr. AND ORDAINED TO
BISHOPRIC AT THE POWER OF JESUS CHRIST RESURRECTION
CHURCH, IN NASHVILLE, TN IN 2003 BY BISHOP JIMMY L. HORTON, JR.
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS IS CURRENTLY WORKING IN MINISTRY IN
CLEVELAND, OHIO UNDER THE DIRECTION OF BISHOP C.L. JONES,
THE 7TH EPISCOPAL DIOCESAN OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST (APOSTOLIC).
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS IS THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE REHOBOTH
OUTREACH BIBLE SCHOOL IN WICKLIFFE, OHIO, PRESIDENT/CEO
OF THE REHOBOTH HOUSE. A TRAINING AND RESOURCE
DEVELOPMENT CENTER, IN CLEVELAND, OHIO AND IS AN ACTIVE
MEMBER OF GOSPEL MINISTERS AND MISSION ALLIANCE IN
CLEVELAND, OHIO AND GOSPEL MINISTERS AND CHURCHES
INTERNATIONAL, IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA .
 
BISHOP WILLIAMS HOLDS SEVERAL AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES
OF TRAINING, TWO HONORARY DEGREES, A MASTER OF DIVINITY
IN COUNSELLING, AND A DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIBLE
STUDIES. HE IS CURRENTLY A STUDENT OF PILLAR OF TRUTH
BIBLE INSTITUTE.