Deacon John Weit serves as Program Director for Music in the Office of the Presiding Bishop. Prior to his call to the churchwide organization, John was Cantor to Trinity Lutheran Church in Worcester, Massachusetts where he served as the principal musician and facilitated the worship and music life of this urban congregation. Having previously served congregations in Philadelphia, Lititz, and Reading Pennsylvania, John earned the Master of Arts in Religion degree with concentration in Liturgy and Music from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. At the seminary, he was for one year Interim Seminary Musician, coordinating music for daily chapel liturgies and conducting the seminary choir. As part of his work with the ELCA, John works closely with the board of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians.