Rev. Porsha Williams Gates, M.Div

Assistant Pastor

Rev. Porsha Williams Gates is the Assistant Pastor at SPCBC. Pastor Porsha plays a critical role in supporting and nurturing the church's goals. She believes in amplifying the voices of the people as the focal point for ministry and curating digital sacred space for ministry accessibility. Before St. Paul, Pastor Porsha served as a youth pastor at the Bethany Baptist Church of Newark, NJ, and Pastoral Resident of the Mount Aery Baptist Church of Bridgeport, CT. Pastor Porsha is also the proud founder of a media production company and has collaborated with Hearst Media, Oprah Daily, The United Methodist Church, Harvard University, and more. She graduated from Spelman College with a BA in English, Yale Divinity School with an MDiv, and is pursuing her Doctor of Ministry degree in Creative Writing and Public Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Rev. Porsha Williams Gates, M.Div