William E. Alston is a Master of Theological Studies candidate in his finishing year at Palmer Theological Seminary. He is employed at The Wistar Institute of Cancer and Biology (20 years) and holds membership at The Gospel Temple Baptist Church, both located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At Gospel Temple, William is the Administrator of the Discipleship Ministry where he is called to welcome, equip and support new disciples; to assimilate them into the life of the church, so that they can join God in the work that God is doing with and through the local church.
William hails from Portsmouth, Virginia and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. He is the owner/proprietor of Elegant Entertaining by William, a full-service event-planning venture. He firmly believes that his purpose is to serve God by serving others, “for even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many” – Mark 10:45.
As Secretary, William is responsible for recording minutes and handling communication between the Student Assembly and the Palmer Student body.