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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Speaker Profile: Joanna Adams

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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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Register early for discount!

Register by February 15th to receive the early-bird discount! You won't want to miss the incredible preachers at this year's Festival of Homiletics.

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

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Partnership: Atlanta Convention Center & Visitors Bureau

For the 2016 Festival of Homiletics, we're excited about our partnership with Atlanta Convention Center & Visitor's Bureau:

"In Atlanta, fine dining, shopping and rich history combine with inspiration-inducing attractions to create a city with Southern charm and world-class sophistication. It’s easy to see why Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast to live and to visit.

Atlanta.net is the official guide for travelers and locals to discover

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Speaker Profile: Joy J. Moore

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Assistant Professor of Preaching, Fuller Theological Seminary and academic liaison to the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies.

Undeniably Female, Unapologetically Black, Unashamedly Christian

      Serving as assistant professor of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA., and academic liaison to the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies, Joy J. Moore, PhD (Brunel University/London School of Theology) teaches

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