The Rev. Lori Archer Raible

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC


The Rev. Lori Archer Raible has served the congregation of Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church since 2008, currently as co-pastor. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University where she was a member of the Cross-country and Track and Field teams. She earned her Masters of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary of Charlotte, in 2006.

Lori is passionately involved with the leadership of NEXT Church, serving on the strategy team and previously serving as a Co-Chair for the movement. NEXT Church seeks to connect and equip the leaders of our denomination. Most recently, she has collaborated in the planning of TRENT@Montreat, a national conference designed to support the newly ordained in congregational ministry and a regional symposium to connect and equip elders within the Charlotte Presbytery.

Lori is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Union Presbyterian Seminary. In conjunction with her call to Selwyn, she also enjoys preaching and writing for various organizations and publications.

Lori's favorite pastime is running and her favorite app, is 'find my i.Phone. Her favorite people are her husband, Rob, and their two children, Joe and Maeve.


Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Lori Archer Raible

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Lori Raible: Forever Is a Long Time

Tuesday November 05, 2019
In her sermon, the Rev. Lori Raible says by grace alone, and through the power of the resurrection, Christ redeems and calls us to participate in the reconciling work of God’s Kingdom, now. Ours is a God of action, one who says, “I am with you, now let’s go!”

Lori Raible: I Beg You, Do Not Torment Me

Tuesday June 18, 2019
In her sermon on Jesus's healing of the demoniac, the Rev. Lori Raible says we all have demons, which is probably why Jesus made the trip to a spiritual unclean, Roman occupied, Gentile town full of swine herders in the first place. Jesus had a point to make: no one is so unclean that we are out of God’s reach.