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My family were members in 1948-1953. As a girl my mother, brothers and I were members when the church was on HARRISON and Cherry. Father Samuel Williams was the pastor. I loved this church so much.


As a girl, I remember my early years at St. Clement's Episcopal Church very vividly. I was only age 4 through 9 and this experience was the beginning of my Christian journey through a spiritual life. Father Samuel Williams was the pastor. His love for me and the fellow parisheners is what I remember most about him and St Clement's. My Sunday school instructions and experiences I remember ER and reflect on. They are still with me now. The years then were 1947-1953, and I am so thankful for the formation and Christian direction that I received. My last memories of Father Williams were in 1963 when I ask him to perform as the pastor at my wedding. He insisted that my husband to be and I attended instructions on what values should be in place in a Christian marriage. When went to his home in Detroit for several sessions of instructions. I am so thankful for the advice he gave us. Eventhough my first husband passed away in 1998, I always remember his words of advice and wisdom. I remarried in 2009. In my second married I still remember and apply the words of Father Williams to this very day.