Jessica Nelson is a native Mississippian and holds degrees in music and liturgy from Millsaps College and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, as well as the Colleague Certificate from the American Guild of Organists. She served All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Tupelo, Mississippi, as organist/choirmaster from 2010 to 2017, and was called to St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, Mississippi, in the summer of 2017. She directs the Mississippi Conference on Church Music and Liturgy and in 2015 was appointed to the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of the Episcopal Church in the United States. She has also served as secretary and has co-chaired various subcommittees. In addition to her service to the Episcopal Church, Jessica has taught on the music faculties of the University of North Alabama and Northeast Mississippi Community College. In her spare time, she composes a little and watches Netflix a lot. Her published choral works are available from Paraclete Press and St. James Music Press.