Andrew graduated from Warwick High School where he played wide receiver on the football team.  He went on to continue his education graduating in 1982 from Elizabeth City State University, majoring in Industrial Technology.  He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.  Upon graduation, Andrew worked at the Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News VA. Andrew was a licensed Life Insurance and Investment Regional Manager for over 20 years.  In 2001, Andrew was called to full-time ministry serving as Associate Pastor for Church Development at Cornerstone Worship Center Int'l.  In 2006, Andrew was ordained as the Sr. Executive Pastor of Cornerstone Worship Center Int'l where he served until the lord called him home.

Andrew served as the treasurer of Riverdale Area Ministerial Alliance (RAMA) and Hampton Roads Ministerial Network (HRMN).  RAMA/HRMN is a community base network of churches who come together to bridge the gap of segregation by denomination.  He also served as Proxy Elder for Real Life Church Virginia Beach.


Andrew had an infectious smile, and contagious laughter, that could change the atmosphere of any room. He showered people with the love and compassion of the LORD.  Everyone leaving his presence felt special and loved.  He's often referred to as 'S.A.C.' Submitted - Accountable - Committed!  There was never a task too large or too small for Andrew to undertake.  You could find him mopping the church, serving the homeless, encouraging the youth, leaders, and public officials.

Andrew was born into a family of preachers, musicians, and athletes.  He was the one who excelled at them all - playing trumpet, wide receiver, and a dynamic preacher of God's Word.

About Pastor Andrew Williams Sr.