The Rev. Lisa J. Schwandt, more commonly known as “Deacon Lisa,” serves as Lead Pastor for Discipleship at HopePointe Anglican Church, living out various pastoral and teaching responsibilities at HopePointe. She also serves as Dean of the College of Deacons for the Anglican Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast. Lisa received her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her Certificate of Diaconal Studies from the Anglican School for Ministry. Lisa is married to Scott, and they have two grown children, Sarah and Michael.