Bishop Gale LeGrand Williams is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and the youngest of 3 children. She is married to Ronald E. Williams, Sr. Esquire and is the proud mother of three children, Kimberly, Claude and Ron Jr., and adoring grandmother to Kiara, Taiya, Christian, Edward, Claude III, Camden, Colston, Chloe and Izayah. Gale accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and was baptized at a young age. She has served in the church since the age of 6, and began serving as an usher in her Grandmother's church.
Bishop Gale founded Entrusted Connections Ministry, Incorporated (ECM) in 2007 in Woodbridge, VA, which was birthed out of 1 Thessalonians 2:4 (AMP). ECM does not operate out of a "traditional church building" and does not have a regularly scheduled assembling of people in one central location. ECM is an organization developed to support the community as well as educate, strengthen, and encourage the Body of Christ through collaborative events and efforts. ECM sponsors an annual women's retreat in March of each year in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Bishop Gale oversees a daily morning prayer and devotional call and a weekly Bible Study. ECM established the Entrusted Connections Life House in Prince William County, Virginia in 2018, which serves as a transitional home for women ex-offenders. ECM supports numerous organizations through fellowship events and benevolence assistance.
Bishop Gale serves as 2nd Vice Chairperson of the International Christian Ministries, Incorporated (ICM) Board of Directors in Richmond, Virginia and also serves on the New Jerusalem International Christian Ministries Board of Directors. She is a member of the Joint College of African American Pentecostal Bishops. Bishop Gale is also a member of First Mount Zion Baptist Church, Dumfries, Virginia.
She is the President and CEO of Entrusted Strategic Management Solutions, Incorporated a woman-owned business management consulting company founded in 2005 in Woodbridge, Virginia.
Bishop Gale attended Delaware State College and majored in Business Administration and later received a Masters in Government Contracting from George Washington University. She received the Princeton Theological Seminary's Certificate in Theology and Ministry in January 2014. She was a 27- year dedicated civil servant in the United States Department of the Navy. During her career she was appointed to the United States Senate as a Legislative Fellow for Senator Carl Levin and served as his personal staffer for Senate Hearings and other congressional sessions. Bishop's desire is "to love others as Christ has loved her."
Bishop Gale is featured in the book "50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50" by Connie Briscoe, 2008. She is the author of a daily devotional, "Lovingkindness in the Morning" which was released in February 2011 and "The Book of Proverbs Daily Affirmations and Prayers" released in 2022.
"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,
plans to prosper you and not harm you,
plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)