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SPEAKERS

Ministers Convocation

Thursday, October 24, 2019  11:00AM

Rev. Dr. John Lee

Dr. Lee serves as the Lead Pastor at The Rock PC. He is married to his amazing wife Suezan, and father of 2 daughters. He is also the Academic Dean at the John Leland Center for Theological Studies in Arlington VA and a member of the Company of Teachers for the Reformed Institute. John earned a B.A. from Wheaton College, a M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a S.T.M. from Yale, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology from Claremont Graduate University in California. On top of his love for academia, he is an undisciplined runner and a distracted reader of things few would care about.

Worship Experience

Thursday, October 24, 2019  7:00PM

Rev. Dr. Lisa Weah

Dr. Lisa M. Weah is truly 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 leaders and volunteers who love discipleship, Dr. Weah launched a second service location in the DMV area to spread the gospel. A heart for ministry and her community, she partnered with various organizations to employs hundreds of persons in the DMV.

Desiring to ensure her congregation and community are both spiritually and mentally healthy, she has launched several initiatives, including: the NBBC Empowerment Institute; the Dream Life Center CDC; the Full House Family Conference Series; and a satellite location of the Renaissance Christian Counseling Center, which was founded at her home church, Morning Star Baptist Church, by Bishop Dwayne C. and Dr. Carla J. Debnam. 

Dr. Weah serves as the Overseer of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. She is an Executive Council member of the Kingdom Association of Covenant Pastors, and an appointee to the Governor's 529 Board.

DCBC Luncheon

Friday, October 25, 2019  11:00AM

Rev. Alison Almaguer

Rev. Alison Dunn Almaguer is a native Texan and a graduate of Duke Divinity School where she focused on Racial Reconciliation and Baptist Studies. She is a community organizer with Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) and previously worked for the Church of the Saviour in Washington DC and as a hospital chaplain in Dallas, TX. Alison is passionate about bringing communities of faith together across theological differences to work to create more just and equal communities. She is excited to work within and through her Baptist tradition to help build the Kingdom of God on earth.

Worship Experience

Friday, October 25, 2019  7:00PM

Bishop Oscar Brown

Bishop Oscar E. Brown is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He is the 6th child of the late Deacon Ulysses and the late Deaconess Hallie Mae Brown. His Christian foundation was formed at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Baltimore under the pastorate of the late Reverend Arthur J. Benn. It was at Mt. Moriah that Oscar Brown received and accepted his calling to the preaching ministry. He later moved his membership to the New Psalmist Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Walter Scott Thomas, and on September 28, 1986, he was ordained into the preaching ministry. Then, Reverend Oscar E. Brown was called to pastor the First Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church.


In April 1995, Reverend Brown was led to join the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Conference under the leadership of Presiding Prelate; Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. It was at this session that Reverend Brown was appointed Conference Overseer for the State of Maryland.