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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

The Politics of Pneuma - Festival of Homiletics 2018 Opening Night

Welcome to the 26th Annual Festival of Homiletics in Washington DC!

Last year the Festival founder, David Howell, stepped down from his official position as co-director. Twenty-six years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as Howell's vision to bring some of the best preachers together to educate and inspire ministers. We needed another strong presence to assist in the creation of the programming, find new voices, and connect with the strong preaching that you have come to expect and have welcomed

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Offering Recipient for #Homiletics2018

An offering will be collected during the 11 a.m. Friday worship service 5/25 with Anna Carter Florence at Metropolitan AME Church. The organization receiving the offering will be Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation. This organization sponsors educational and cultural events in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for children and families in the Washington, D.C., area. A highlight of their recent work is Girls Who Code, a program that teaches girls how to build

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Luther Seminary Alumni Reception!

Luther Seminary Alumni Reception Thursday, May 24, 2018 between 4:30-6:30 PM at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Thomas Circle in the Grand Ballroom. All alumni welcome!

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Reclaiming Jesus Service & Candlelight Vigil to the White House

Candlelight vigil, Lewis Tse Pui Lung / Shutterstock.com

Candlelight vigil, Lewis Tse Pui Lung / Shutterstock.com

On your free night off on Thursday one option would be the following:

Reclaiming Jesus Service & Candlelight Vigil to the White House

Thursday, May 24th, 7 p.m., National City Christian Church

5 Thomas Circle, Washington, DC 20005

We invite you to join us for a service of prayer and gospel proclamation, followed by a procession to the White House and a silent prayerful candlelight vigil as a witness that the church will not be complicit,

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Resource Fair #Homiletics2018

Preaching Resources, vestments and more available at the Resource Fair located at Metropolitan AME Church in the Frederick Douglass Fellowship Hall for the duration of #Homiletics2018: 

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