Dr. Lisa M. Weah is a young woman full of purpose, passion and power! As Senior Pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, she has embraced becoming not only the third Pastor in the church’s history, but also its first female pastor. With a team of growing servant leaders and volunteers, Dr. Weah launched a second location in the DMV area to spread the gospel. A heart for ministry and her community, she has partnered with Baltimore Rising and Unite Here Local 7, to employ hundreds of persons at Camden Yards Baseball Park and hotels in Maryland and Delaware; and with Johns Hopkins’ Project RESTORE to develop church-based HIV intervention and support. Desiring to ensure the mental and spiritual health of her congregation and community, she has launched several initiatives, including: the NBBC Empowerment Institute; the Dream Life Center CDC; the Full House Family Conference Series; and a satellite Renaissance Christian Counseling Center on the NBBC campus.
Dr. Weah serves as General Overseer of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. She is an Executive Council member of the Kingdom Association of Covenant Pastors, and a Gubernatorial appointee to the MD 529 Board. A published author, artist, and radio personality, her Maximize Moments Devotional, Vol. 2 is due for release in 2017, and her Breathe Again EP is available on digital media outlets. ‘The Maximize Moment’ and ‘Get Ya Life’ w/Dr. Lisa Weah can be heard weekly on WEAA 88.9FM’s Gospel Grace Morning Show, and late night Hip Hop Chronicles, respectively .
Dr. Weah holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park; a Doctor of Divinity from St. Thomas Christian University; and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Howard University. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and a proud mother of three, whose life mission is to empower persons to live a victorious Christian life.