Lisa M. Weaver

The Reverend Lisa M. Weaver, a native New Yorker, is assistant professor of worship at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She serves as a board member on the worship grants advisory board for the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, serves on the executive committee of The Hymn Society, and works as a liturgical consultant. The convergence of Weaver’s liturgical expertise and her deep love and appreciation for church music were well employed when she served as the theological consultant on the hymnal One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: An African American Ecumenical Hymnal and in her three essays found in Singing Our Savior’s Story: A Congregational Song Supplement for the Christian Year, Hymn Texts since 1990 (GIA Publications).

Songs on the Slave Plantation

Sustaining one’s humanity in the face of radical dehumanization.


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