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Dawn Alitz

Director of the Center for Lifelong Learning at Luther Seminary

Anthony Bailey

Lead Minister, Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Canada

Craig Barnes

President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary

Eric D. Barreto

Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament, Princeton Seminary

Walter Brueggemann

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Geraldine Buckley

Storyteller

Mariann Budde

Bishop of Washington and Standing Member of the Executive Committee, Washington National Cathedral

Diana Butler Bass

Author, speaker and independent scholar of American religion and culture

Anna Carter Florence

Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary

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Samuel Cruz

Associate Professor of Church and Society, Union Theological Seminary

Maria Teresa Dávila

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Andover Newton Theological School

Jill Duffield

Editor and Publisher, The Presbyterian Outlook

The Fleshpots of Egypt

Bluegrass Music Group

Yvette Flunder

Founder and Senior Pastor, City of Refuge United Church of Christ, Presiding Bishop, The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries

Ginger Gaines - Cirelli

Senior Pastor, Foundry United Methodist Church

Cynthia Hale

Senior Pastor, Ray of Hope Church

Rev. Grace Imathiu

Lead Pastor, Community UMC and International Speaker

Rolf Jacobson

Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary

William H. Lamar IV

Senior Pastor, Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church

Karoline Lewis

Associate Professor of Biblical Preaching and the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching, Luther Seminary

Jacqui Lewis

Senior Minister, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY Executive Director, The Middle Project, Inc.

David Lose

President, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Otis Moss III

Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago

Luke Powery

Dean of Duke University Chapel & Associate Professor of Homiletics at the Divinity School

Richard Rohr, OFM

Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation

Matt Skinner

Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary

Shively Smith

Assistant Professor of New Testament, Wesley Theological Seminary

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26th Festival of Homiletics - 2018 Washington, D.C.

"Preaching and Politics"

Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers. Experience the fellowship of hundreds of  preachers. Learn and worship in an atmosphere that’s dynamic, friendly, nurturing and prophetic. Come renew, refresh and recharge your spirit.

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Opening Night at Washington National Cathedral

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Join us at the Washington National Cathedral for opening night events and registration check in May 21, 2018! 

 

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Explore Washington DC!

There are all sorts of wonderful places to visit in Washington, DC!

Stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, walk the halls of the White House and the U.S. Capitol, and tour the free exhibits of the Smithsonian museums. 

"Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC," Image by Pedro Szekely via Flickr, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 

Pay your respect at memorials around the Tidal Basin, a 2-mile-long pond that was once attached to the Potomac River and serves as the backdrop to some of D.C.'s best-loved sites.

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