@REVSISTAHGIRL (@RSG) is the ministry project of The Reverend Ada Renee Williams. She is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC) and distinguished minister of social justice & civic engagement. Rev. Williams is a scholar and activist who is committed to connecting faith and social justice. @RSG provides the avenue through which Rev. Williams has honed her skills as a thought leader on race & faith as well as developed curricula placing secular readings in conversation with scripture and contemporary issues.
Williams is a second year doctoral student at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California in Interdisciplinary Studies with a decidedly womanist lens. Reverend Williams holds a Master of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley with certificates in Black Church and Africana Religious Studies and Women’s Studies in Religion from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. She is a Stanford University Medical Center and Clinics trained chaplain. In 2014 was selected by the Forum of Theological Education to participate in the Summit for Future Theological Educators of Color as a "rising scholar in the field of theological education."
Rev. Williams is the founder of the Pastoral Care: Black Trauma Network (2016). She is the 2016 Doctoral Teaching Fellow for Starr King School of the Ministry in Berkeley, CA offering a course in Winter 2017 entitled God & Neo Slave Narratives. Williams currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland.