Pastor Williamson was baptized, confirmed, and ordained in the United Church of Christ. Born and raised in New York City, he is a graduate of Hofstra, American and Yale Universities, plus the U.S. Army Chaplain Basic and Advanced Courses. Very community oriented, he's the chaplain of the Hermitage Fire Dept. and the Hermitage Police Dept. plus Custalogo Town Boy Scout camp and Grand Chaplain of the Masonic Grand Lodge of PA. HIs wife is also a U.C.C. pastor, serving a church in Ellwood City, and their son is a college student in New York.