Formed: how do we support families of faith?

My boys enjoying a Lake Michigan sunset this past summer… ** This past Sunday at Westminster we began a conversation with parents of all ages and stages about the ongoing struggle of raising families of faith in a culture which is increasingly busy and puts faith on the backburner (if not in the cupboard!) We … More Formed: how do we support families of faith?

It’s time…

Welcome Sign at Westminster, 1 year ago… So, this blog has been dormant for a long time.  Looking back I see that the last post was a sermon from over one year ago.  The truth is that last post is from a time when I was in the midst of a professional search, considering leaving one … More It’s time…

Free Fall: A Sermon

A Sermon preached at the Larchmont Avenue Church April 13, 2014 Text: Matthew 21:1-11 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied and a cold with … More Free Fall: A Sermon


A Sermon Preached at the Larchmont Avenue Church March 30, 2014 Lent 4 Text: Psalm 23 The Lord is My Shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside still waters, He restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even though … More Pursuit

Watershed: A Sermon

Watershed A Sermon Preached at the Larchmont Avenue Church January 12, 2014 Rev. Julie Emery Text: Matthew 3:13-17 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” But Jesus answered … More Watershed: A Sermon

Singing Thanks: A Sermon

Singing Thanks A Sermon Preached by Rev. Julie Emery at the Larchmont Avenue Church November 24, 2013 Texts: Psalm 96; Colossians 3:12-17 +++ Colossians 3:12-17 “As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness and patience.  Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; … More Singing Thanks: A Sermon