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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Register for the 2016 Festival of Homiletics

Praised by the New York Times as being at the center of "a world of preaching stars," the Festival of Homiletics draws 1,800 preachers together for amazing lectures, preaching, worship and renewal.

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Be inspired by God’s Word proclaimed by some of the nation’s finest preachers and teachers, including Anna Carter Florence, Walter Brueggemann, Yvette Flunder, Otis Moss III, and many more.

Opening night will feature award-winning columnist Leonard Pitts in Atlanta's Peachtree

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Register by Monday for the early bird discount!

Register by Monday, February 15 to receive the early bird discount!

Fee Information

  • Early Bird Single Registration Fee received by Feb. 15, 2016: $275, single fee beginning Feb. 16, 2016 will be $295.
  • Early Bird Group Registration Fee received by Feb. 15, 2016: $255, group fee beginning Feb. 16, 2016 will be $275
    (This is a per person cost for two or more registering together; must be received and paid for at the same time).
  • Full-time Seminary Students can receive a 50% discount when using the 

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Update for Peter Mayer

 

Update: Peter Mayer will not be able to perform at this year's Festival because of a scheduling conflict.

 

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Speaker Profile: Joanna Adams

Bio

Retired pastor in the Presbyterian church and co-founder of Higher Ground

Joanna Adams is a preacher, pastor, and teacher known for building bridges of understanding in both the community and in the church.

A graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary, Rev. Adams holds an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Davidson College and was awarded the Alumni Association Medal of Honor from Emory University and Columbia’s Distinguished Alumni/ae award. She has also served as a trustee of the Presbyterian

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Speaker Profile: Grace Imathiu

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Lead Pastor, Community UMC and International Speaker

Rev. Grace Imathiu, Community UMC’s lead pastor, was born and raised in Kenya and has one brother and three sisters. Her father is a retired Bishop of the Methodist Church in Kenya and received the 2005 World Methodist Council Peace Award for confronting Idi Amin’s regime and South Africa’s apartheid system. Her mother, a retired teacher, is a Local Preacher and has served in many leadership roles in the church.

Grace

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