Fr. Jeremiah Williamson is the Rector of Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, a large parish in downtown Colorado Springs. Before arriving in Colorado Springs in February of 2016, he served urban Episcopal Churches in Youngstown and Toledo, Ohio.
Fr. Jeremiah discovered the Anglican tradition while completing his undergraduate studies in music at Greenville University. He went on to receive his Master of Divinity from Drew Theological School. After finishing his M. Div., he completed a diploma in Anglican Studies at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. More recently, he completed an Executive Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.
Fr. Jeremiah is the author of Praying the Scriptures: Litanies for Sunday Worship (Church Publishing, 2014), Baptismal Promises (Forward Movement, 2018), and a contributor to the book Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil: Stories about the Challenges of Young Pastors (James Ellis III, ed., Smythe & Helwys, 2015).
Fr. Jeremiah currently serves on the Standing Committee, is one of the diocese’s General Convention Deputies, and is on the Advisory Committee for the Episcopal Church’s Development Office. He was a regional Dean in Ohio, formerly chaired the Colorado Commission on Ministry, and was a General Convention Deputy in 2012 and 2015. He has served on a number of community boards and is currently on the board of the Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership. He and his wife Jennifer, a United Methodist pastor, have two sons, Oscar (11) and Isaiah (9), and one mini-Schnauzer (2).