Liz serves as Dawson's Minister of Outreach and Assimilation. She has a passion for healthy church membership and connecting people with Life Groups and service opportunities, and with the church family as a whole. Raised in metro-Atlanta, Liz moved to Birmingham to attend Samford University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Film Criticism. She recently completed seminary at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where she received a Master of Arts of Christian Education. Liz has worked at Dawson for over a decade and has served in both the Recreation Ministry and in Adult Discipleship Ministry. Liz loves all things Jane Austen, traveling the world, and teaching the Bible.