Pastor Tiffany C. Williams, a native of Winnfield, Louisiana, was born July 1, 1971, to the late (Ret.) SFC Roy L. Williams and Mrs. Dianne Williams. She is the eldest of two children and has one son (Christopher) who is 18 years, just graduated from high school, and plans to enter college at Ivy Tech this fall. She recently became married in October 2019 to Neal "Mack" Fashimpaur. Together they have a total of eight children (7 boys and 1 girl).
Pastor Tiffany considers it a privilege to be considered an army brat, due to the fact she lived across the world due to her father serving in the Army for 20 years. She graduated from Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis in 1989. Upon graduation, she entered IUPUI and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. After receiving her commissioning as an officer in June 1995, Pastor Tiffany began her career as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Her duty stations include Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort McClellan, Alabama; Karlsruhe, Germany; Fort Hood, Texas; Seoul, South Korea; Camp Atterbury, Indiana and Fort Knox, Kentucky. She served one tour at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom from July 2006 to July 2007. In 2013 after 18 and a half years of service, Pastor Tiffany was medically discharged from the military after obtaining the rank of Major in the Military Police Corps.
Also in the year 2013, Pastor Tiffany obtained her Master of Science degree in Addictions Counseling from Grand Canyon University out of Phoenix, AZ. She has worked both in the public and private sector to include prison systems of Marion County as an Addictions Recovery Specialist. It wasn't until the beginning of 2014 that she answered the call into ministry and sought to obtain her Master of Divinity with United Theological Seminary out of Dayton, OH. She worked full-time as a Triage Specialist in Community North Behavior Health and as an on-call chaplain with IU North Hospital in Carmel during seminary. Pastor Tiffany previously served as lead pastor of St. Paul-Brightwood UMC, associate pastor of Church of the Savior UMC, pastor of Philadelphia UMC in Greenfield, IN and as the associate pastor of mission and outreach of North UMC, prior to her appointment at Bethel.
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