Author Archives: Steve LaMotte

About Steve LaMotte

Husband of Andrea and father of four amazing children. Pastor at Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, Delaware.

Advent, Darkness, and a Teenage Girl

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Knocking on the Church Door

Our Church host a Code Purple cold weather shelter for the homeless men in our community. We provide a warm place to stay, cots, blankets, and respite from the cold at night. I received an email earlier today that when … Continue reading

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Advent: The “Time In-Between”

When I was a kid, my mom made my sister and I an Advent Calendar where we received a piece of candy every day leading up to Christmas. We looked forward to waking up each morning and getting a new … Continue reading

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Slow (Pt. 1)

Life seems to happen at the speed of light sometimes. Ok, all the time. We are a family of six and we always seem to have somewhere to be, whether it is ballet, field hockey, soccer, wrestling, school, or youth … Continue reading

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Centered on Gratitude

This past Sunday, I preached on Colossians 2:6-15. At the beginning of this section of scripture, Paul writes: “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in … Continue reading

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New Room Conference 2019: Day One

New Room Conference is a yearly gathering of pastors, leaders, and lay people to seek God’s presence for renewal and transformation. New Room is not a leadership training event- though a deeper walk with God will likely lead to being … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Summer 2019

I love reading. I love books. My wife probably thinks I have too many books (is there such a thing?), but she likes to read, too. Thankfully, our kids also like to read. So we have books everywhere. I wanted … Continue reading

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