Setting a Table:

How do we worship in ways that are life-giving?

How can our church connect with our neighborhood?

How does a congregation claim their moral voice in troubling times?


Emily has stories to share about her work at St. Lydia's that will set the table for deep reflection, challenging conversations, and transformation in your congregation. She doesn't have answers to offer, but creates a way for discovery. 

Emily is a preacher and speaker. She speaks and teaches about: 

  • principles for starting new church communities
  • liturgical innovation and revitalization in established congregations  
  • building relationships across boundaries to connect in our neighborhoods
  • engaging discomforting questions to unlock bold, prophetic witness in the world
  • claiming a clear moral and theological voice in troubling times