Our Team

Hand in Hand of Glynn’s Board is composed of community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to help steward resources and activities toward accomplishing their vision: Providing housing and support to neighbors experiencing homelessness in Glynn County.

John Williams, President

John is a native of Brunswick, Georgia with a BS from Morehouse College. Mr. Williams started his entrepreneurial mindset and prowess while in college. He has since started several businesses and is currently a licensed General Contractor and Real Estate Broker in the State of Georgia. In addition, Mr. Williams is a full time staff member of The Gathering Place. The Gathering Place is a non-denominational leadership development organization established to help reach students with the gospel of Jesus Christ, equip them to be effective Christian leaders and send them to impact their communities and the world. John and Kelly are celebrating 34 years of marital bliss. They have three sons John Jr, Jarvis, Jamel and one daughter Janae. John Jr and Jarvis are educators in Brunswick and Atlanta respectively, while Jamel and Janae are working in corporate America in Atlanta, Ga. . In addition, John is the pastor of Maranatha Baptist Church in Brunswick, Ga. Sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ is what I’m most passionate about.

Sheila Howard, Resident & Volunteer Coordinator

Sheila Howard is a Certified CNA with extensive experience in providing care and compassion to those in need. She worked in various nursing homes across Brunswick, Georgia, and St. Simons Island, positively impacting the lives of countless individuals.
In 1983, Sheila became a Lead Supervisor at Amelia Island Plantation, showcasing her exceptional leadership skills and fostering a harmonious work environment.
In 2019, driven by her desire to make a greater impact, she founded the “Wall of Worship Impact Ministry,” catering to the needs of the homeless population and offering support and solace.
Sheila joined FaithWorks in 2019 as the Assistant Manager, overseeing day-to-day operations for the homeless population, and witnessing the transformative power of compassion.
Currently, she serves as the Resident & Volunteer Coordinator at Hand in Hand of Glynn, where she provides comprehensive support to those facing homelessness. Her role as a volunteer coordinator helps bridge the gap between compassion and support, making a meaningful difference in the lives of those they serve. 

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