First United Methodist Church

870-735-1805

fumcwm@arumc.org

215 N. Missouri Street

West Memphis, AR 72301

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Lisa has attended FUMC West Memphis for over 22 years. She served as Director of Music and Worship from 1995-2001 and has been co-directing the choir for 10 years. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monitcello with a BA in Vocal Music Education. She is in her 26th year of teaching music. She currently teaches at Richland Elementary in West Memphis, but has also taught at West Memphis High and in Hughes.

Lisa has been married to Barry for 25 years with two children. Riley is a senior at the Unviersity of Oklahoma and Rene is a freshman at Arkansas Tech University. In addition to her love of music, Lisa enjoys cooking and spending time with her family at Spring River in Hardy, Arkansas.

 

Lisa believes that music as the ability tos peak to human beings in ways that mere words cannot. It's place in worship is a way for God's people to corporately offer our praise and thanksgiving. She believes that singing is essential to real worship and that the role of our choir and musicians is to enhance worship and help lead the congregation in this act of worship.