Description: John Woods, Music and Worship Pastor for Dawson Family of Faith in Birmingham, Alabama, joins us as the Spring 2019 Hearn Innovator. John provides leadership in a variety of areas including music, the arts, and liturgy. He is passionate about the marriage of the timeless and timely, providing the congregation with an authentic voice in worship.John attended Baylor University and received a Bachelor of Music in Church Music, later receiving a Master of Music in Church Music with an emphasis in choral conducting from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity in Theology from George W. Truett Theological Seminary. John wants corporate worship — specifically that Sunday morning slot — to matter. When there’s time, John likes cluttering up his Mac, reading Dan Brown, listening to “This American Life,” traveling with his wife Lindsay and children Hudson, Emma, and Mason, and exploring the intersection of music, faith, liturgy and community.

Location: Recital Hall II, Waco Hall, Baylor University – Waco, Texas