Bridging Religious and Cultural Divides

lester williams profile smlAdjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Education
 
- D.Min. Drew University, Madison, NJ
- M.R.E. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
- B.A. Secondary English Education, Xavier University , New Orleans.

Bishop Lester L. Williams is a native Alabamian and was called to the pastorate of the Community Church of Christ of Jamaica, New York in 1988 where he currently serves as the Senior Pastor. He is a public speaker, community activist, writer, and carries other titles too numerous to name.  He is married to Shirley Graham and has three daughters.

andrew wilson profile smlProfessor of Scriptural Studies
Director of Scriptural Research
 
- Ph.D., Harvard University
- M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School
- Dipl. R.E., Unification Theological Seminary
- B.A., Harvard University

Dr. Andrew Wilson’s approach to Scriptural Studies is theological and ecumenical. He challenges students to become interpreters of the Bible who can infuse it with new life for today’s believers and seekers of truth. Dr. Wilson is a prolific scholar, whose books and papers cover diverse topics ranging from religion and peace to character education to the theory of the spirit world.

Kathy Winings 3 profile sml
Professor of Religious Education
Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
Director, Maryland Instructional Site
 
- EdD ,Teachers College, Columbia University
- M. Div., Unification Theological Seminary
- B.A., Fordham University

Rev. Kathy Winings, EdD, began teaching at UTS in 1989 and served as the Dean of Campus for UTS’ New York City Extension Center having worked there since its inception in August 2000. Together with faculty and staff, she expanded UTS’ influence throughout the greater metropolitan area of New York through the creation of various institutes and programs, setting UTS on the path of becoming a premiere seminary for effective urban ministry.

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