Rev. R. DeAndre Johnson

Rev. R. DeAndre Johnson

Rev R DeAndre Johnson

Just Worship: Exploring the Intersection of Worship & Justice

Workshop Description: Through his work in churches of various sizes, demographics and worship styles, DeAndre has developed a passion for enlivening congregational song and exploring the ways in which worship becomes a catalyst for true reconciliation and discipleship. DeAndre is one of those rare gifts who can preach, design beautiful liturgy, and lead music. As a gifted pianist and singer, DeAndre will discuss prayers, liturgy, joining song, scripture, and the spoken Word to inspire as he explores the intersections of worship and justice.

Biography: Rev. R. DeAndre Johnson, an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, is the pastor of music and worship life at Christ Church Sugar Land in Sugar Land, TX. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music at Centenary College of Louisiana and earned a Master of Sacred Music from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. He was the worship leader for the GBHEM Exploration events in Denver (2013) and Portland (2017), a vocational discernment event for college students.

In 2016, he served as the music coordinator for both the General Conference of the United Methodist Church in Portland, OR and the World Methodist Conference in Houston, TX. In addition to these, DeAndre has been the chorus master and a frequent guest conductor of the Houston Ebony Opera Guild, a community chorus committed to the preservation and performance of classical music of the African diaspora.

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