Jacqui Lewis

Jacqui Lewis

Senior Minister, Middle Collegiate Church, New York


Jacqui Lewis has served as senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in New York City since 2005. She is also executive director of The Middle Project, which hosts “Revolutionary Love” conferences that train leaders to work for a more just society. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Lewis is the first African American and first woman to serve as senior minister in the Collegiate Church, which was founded in 1628. She earned a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Master of Philosophy and a Ph.D. in psychology and religion from Drew University. Lewis has been adjunct faculty at Princeton Theological Seminary, Union Theological Seminary, The Graduate Theological Union, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, and Wesley Theological Seminary. She hosted “Just Faith” on MSNBC.com and has been featured on NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” CNN, Ebony, Forbes, and The New York Times. Her books include “The Pentecost Paradigm: Ten Strategies for Multiracial Churches” (Westminster John Knox, 2018); “The Power of Stories: A Guide for Leaders in Multi-racial, Multi-cultural Congregations” (Abingdon, 2008); and the children’s book, “You Are So Wonderful!” (Augsburg Fortress, 2003). Jacqui is excited to share her newest book, Fierce Love: A Bold Path to Ferocious Courage and Rule-Breaking Kindness That Can Heal the World.

Sessions with Jacqui Lewis

Festival of Homiletics
2481 Como Ave
St Paul MN 55108
fax: 651-641-3531