Be strong and Courageous

 Our Pastor

Dr. Ralph E. Williamson
Dr. Ralph E. Williamson, is the Senior Pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church. Under his administration and leadership skills, the church more than double in membership and numerous community outreach programs. Such as a food pantry; youth education, tutoring, and mentoring; foster care and Special needs adoptions; health and wellness education; and a transportation ministry.
With expanded church growth, Dr. Williamson presented a clear vision for the congregation, resulting in the building of a new sanctuary.

Dr. Williamson is actively involved in the Las Vegas community. He is a member of the Las Vegas Chapter of the NAACP; the Ministerial Alliance of Southern Nevada; Churches of Southern Nevada; Nevadan’s for Common Good; the North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce; member of CLUE/LV (Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice). He is also co-founder of various other non-profit organizations, Focus Inc., Focus Urban Development Corp., REW Ministries Inc. and Faith Organizing Alliance.

Dr. Williamson is the author of three publications, Developing Your Spiritual Understanding: A Youth Confirmation Guide, Building a Covenant Community an Interactive Guide for New Members and Making a Spiritual Connection: Through Prayer Fasting and Meditation.

Dr. Williamson has a Doctorate of Ministry Degree (D.Min.) from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio; a Masters of Divinity from the Iliff School of Theology; and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University in Denver, Colorado. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Summer Leadership Institute.


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Join Our Faithful Services and Ministries

Allen Stars 
(ages 7 – 12)
Young Peoples & Children’s Division (YPD)
Mother Sunbeams
(ages 2 – 6)
Young Peoples & Children’s Division (YPD)

Hands On Older People Environment (H.O.P.E.)
Our Elders Seniors Ministry
(ages 14 – 19)
Being A Responsible Teen
“Beautiful Praise” Dance Ministry
(ages 3 – 17)
FAME Youth for
Positive Action
(all ages)
Junior Usher Board
  Young Peoples & Children’s Division (YPD) 
(ages 13 – 17)
Young Adults

(Youth and Young Adult)
Young Peoples & Children’s Division (YPD)
(ages 18 – 26)



“Men of Thunder”
(Men’s Choir)

Men’s Bible Study

Sons of Allen
Ambassadors for Christ (AFC)
Lillie M. Walker Women’s Missionary Society
“Chosen” Praise Dance Ministry 
“Voices of Praise”
(Women’s Choir) 
(Women of Worship)
Bible Study

Community Outreach

Body & Soul/Health Ministry
FAME Youth for Positive Action
Food Distribution
Women’s Missionary Society
Financial Workshops
Takin’ It To The Streets
Tutorial Program
Shelley Berkley Educational Foundation 
Steward Board
Trustee Board
Minister of Music
Minister of Praise and Worship
Minister of Youth
Minister of Bereavement
Director of Christian Education


Membership and Evangelism
Christian Education

Missions and Welfare
Stewardship and Finance
Public Relations
Christian Social Action


Church School
Class Leaders Council
Drama Ministry
Fred Alton Scholarship
Lay Organization
Music Department
Senior Usher Board
Stewardess Board
Body & Soul/Health
Pastor’s Aide
Video, Sound & Production
2019 Calendar
Weekly Wednesday Bible Study
Noon & 630pm
Zoom in for Jesus Bible Study
6:30pm Http//
Meeting ID 168215974
Weekly Thursday
Food Pantry 10:00am – 1:00pm
3rd Friday
Farmer’s Market 6:00am – 10:00am
Take it to the Streets Clothes Give away 8:00- 10:00am
4th Monday
Body and Soul Meeting 6:00pm
2nd Saturday
Sons of Allen – 9:00am
4th Saturday
Women’s Missionary Society – 9:00am
Every Saturday but 2nd Saturday
Women’s Bible Study – 7:00am
Men’s Bible Study – 7:00am
Every Saturday
Mass Choir Rehearsal – 8:30am
Voices of Praise – 10:00am – 2nd Saturday
Men of Thunder – 10:00am – 3rd Saturday
Children’s Chior – 8:30 – 2nd Saturday & 1st Friday
Iron Sharpen’s Iron Mentering program – 10:00am – 3:00pm