Reverend William Simmons
Rev. Simmons is the Father of four children, William Jr., Lori, Damon, and Tiesa (Deceased) and the proud grandfather of three grandchildren. He is married to a beautiful woman of God, Reverend Gail Simmons for 17 years.
Reverend Simmons received his license to preach in October 2001, by Rev. William A. Greene Jr., Pastor of Second Baptist Church of Toms River, New Jersey. He was ordained in May 2010 by Rev. Raul Pena, Pastor of Jesus Harvest Time Ministries, Jackson,N.J. Rev. William Simmons later joined the family of Sixth Street Baptist Church in 2012, and on August 24, 2014 Rev. Simmons was elevated by Pastor Robert C. Morris to become the Assistant Pastor to Sixth Street Baptist Church.
As the Assistant Pastor, Rev. Simmons is the director of Nursing Home ministries, Director of Sunday School. He is also the Vice President for the Lakewood Clergy Association and on the board of Ocean County Human Relation Commission. He is a former member of the Seacoast Layman Association as Assistant Recording Secretary, and Layman President to Shiloh Baptist Church under Rev. Gerald Schenck.
Rev. Simmons was awarded the Black Achievers Industry Award, representing the State of New Jersey, Pathmark Supermarket Corporation, Harlem YMCA, of New York. This award is given for outstanding Community service, leadership, humanitarian contribution and strong moral character.
Reverend Simmons attended Eastern Theological University and received a certificate in Christian Leadership. He is a graduate of Monmouth Bible Institute and received a Certificate at graduation. He later returned to teach for four years. Rev. Simmons received a certificate in Business, Psychology 1 and Accounting from Middlesex County College. He also attended Cornell University, receiving a certificate from New York College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and lastly he earned a certificate in Accounting, corporation set up, and Graphic from Hillsdale College of Detroit Michigan.
Presently Rev.Simmons is employed by Great Adventure.