Dr. Mark L. Williams

Lead Pastor

Dr. Mark L. Williams serves as Lead Pastor for North Cleveland Church of God.  Dr. Williams previously served as General Overseer for the Church God, the highest leadership role in the denomination, from 2012-2016. Williams also previously served as second assistant general overseer from 2008-2012. Prior to leading the Church of God on the International Executive Committee, Dr. Williams was state overseer for California, Nevada, and was a member of the International Executive Council.

Dr. Williams began his ministerial career as an evangelist. In 1995 he accepted his first pastorate, leading the South Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee for four years, followed by a five-year tenure at the Riverhills Church in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Williams holds a Bachelor’s Degree and the Doctor of Divinity Degree from Lee University, M.Div. from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary. He is married to Sandra Kay, and they have two sons, Austin, and Ryan, and a daughter-in-law, Barrie.