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5/24/19 Chapter Friday with Richard Williams and the Pivot Choir
May 24, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 8:15 am
On May 24, the brudders of NCS New Canaan will gather as a community of men for some fellowship and fun. We will welcome brudder Richard Williams, the Pastor and Director of Pivot Ministries. For an extra special treat, Richard will be bringing the amazing Pivot Choir.
Come join your brudders at the Ten Twenty Post Oyster Bar and Bistro.
- Breakfast begins at 6:30am.
- Meeting begins promptly at 7:00am and will conclude no later than 8:15am.
- Ten Twenty Post Dress Code: None (collars not required and jeans permitted)
- Cover charge- $20
- As with all NCS events, attendance represents a commitment to honor our gatherings as a “safe place”–“everything said here stays here”. (It goes without saying that no cameras or recording devices are permitted.)
Richard Williams is the Pastor and Director of Pivot Ministries. A 2008 graduate of Pivot Ministries, Pastor Richard has served as the Executive Director to Pivot since early 2018. In his service to Pivot, he has held the positions of Director, Asst. Program Director, Reentry House Supervisor, GED Facilitator, and Support Staff.
In 2008, Pastor Richard graduated from the Teen Challenge Training Center as well as Pivot Ministries, Inc. He returned to serve at Pivot Ministries where he has been committed to helping others overcome the grips of addiction. In 2009 Pastor Richard developed Pivot Ministries’ GED Tutorial Program. In 2010 – 2011 he was Project Manager for the City of Bridgeport’s “Green-Up Program, a green-jobs training initiative, and in 2011 he was named Professional of the Year by the City of Bridgeport/Southwestern Connecticut Regional Workforce Development Board. In 2012, Pastor Richard received his license to minister, and in 2015 he was ordained as a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Pastor Richard is a member and Elder of Stanwich Church. He also serves on the Leadership Board of Stanwich Church Stamford Campus.
Pastor Richard was born in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies and Special Education in 1981. His post-graduation experience also includes working with adults with special needs. His work in this area concentrated on Vocational Rehabilitation services.