Emily grew up in California and fell in love with Chicago while studying Sociology, Theology, and Urban Studies at Wheaton College. She started attending New Community in 2007, and lives in Avondale with her husband and three kids. Prior to NewCom, Emily envisioned and led programs in nonprofit, higher education, and start-up spaces. Emily leads the staff, oversees all church ministries, and empowers the church body to live into its mission. She is relentlessly hopeful that NewCom can embody a Jesus-centered community of justice, wholeness, and reconciliation. Emily is currently pursuing her Masters of Divinity at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Email Emily: Emily@thenewcom.com