Williams is a native of the Mid-South. He is a graduate of both
Christian Brothers High School and Mississippi State University.
Chas sensed the call to ministry while in college and began
professional ministry as a Youth Pastor at Saint Andrew's Church in
Spring Hill, Florida. He earned his Master of Divinity from the
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. Chas
was ordained in 2001 and served as pastor of Saint Anne's Episcopal
Church in Millington, Tennessee, and Saint Peter's Anglican Church in
Memphis. Chas enjoys outdoor activities such as archery, canoeing,
waterskiing, hunting, and fishing. Chas and Amanda have been happily
married for 19 years. They love their three children, Charlie, Henry,
and Martha Kate. They have a Labrador retriever named Lily, who thinks
she is a little boy.