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Tommy Williams

Senior minister, St. Paul's UMC, Houston

Tommy Williams is senior minister of St Paul’s United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas. St Paul’s is in the heart of the Museum District of Houston, just south of downtown near Rice University and the Texas Medical Center. Having arrived in July of 2013, Williams came from serving in the same capacity at Westbury United Methodist Church, a multi-cultural congregation also in Houston.

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The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

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  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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