The Reverend Emily Lemoine was born and raised in Kings Mountain, NC. She attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication Studies. She earned her Masters of Divinity from Wake Forest through Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. She was ordained at First Lutheran Church, Greensboro in October of 2018, and served as their second pastor in charge of caregiving and faith formation.
Pastor Emily has two children, Charlie, 20, who lives in Greensboro and is studying airplane structure manufacturing and repair at GTCC while working at a local movie theater. Caroline, 17 is a freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill where she is active in Lutheran Campus Ministries and is currently undecided as to her major. Pastor Emily’s husband, Sam, is a chemistry teacher at Morehead High School in Eden NC. He has a Masters degree in Biochemistry from UNCG and a Doctorate of Education and Curriculum through Gardner-Webb University. They have been married over eight years. Pastor Emily resides with her husband, two dogs, and a cat in their new Concord home.