Rev. Dr. Lisa M. Weah
Reverend Dr. Lisa M. Weah, serves as the Senior Pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to being called to New Bethlehem, she was a member of the Morning Star Baptist Church, where she served as Executive Minister under the leadership of her Pastor and father in ministry, Bishop Dwayne C. Debnam. On June 22, 2008, Dr. Weah was elected as New Bethlehem's third Pastor in a historic move of God, becoming the first female Pastor in the church's 58-year history and the first female Pastor of a local Baptist church in 15 years. Dr. Weah is the founder and CEO of LMW Enterprises, through which she ministers through preaching, teaching, music and mentoring. She is the author of Creative Worship in a Contemporary Milieu, which offers a theological framework and practical tools for the use of creative arts in the corporate worship experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Howard University. On October 30, 2011, Dr. Weah was honored as a "Gospel Legend," by WEAA 88.9FM, and Morgan State University. She is an active member of the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is the proud parent of Courtney, Robert and Cayla. Her life's mission is to empower persons to live a victorious Christian life.