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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Washington D.C.


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Books at #Homiletics2018

We are grateful to once again partner with Cokesbury - Bookstore for the 2018 Festival of Homiletics.  

Cokesbury is the retail division of The United Methodist Publishing House. Founded in 1789, The United Methodist Publishing House is a publisher and distributor to The United Methodist Church and the greater Christian community. Their mission is to reach more people in more places with quality services and resources that help them come to know and deepen their knowledge of

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Washington DC Art

If you love wandering exhibits, soaking in art at galleries and seeking out creative expression in street art, Washington DC is a great place for you! 

Some articles to guide you: 

https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/04/06/art-things-to-do-in-dc/

https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/05/31/dc-art-galleries-bucket-list-travel-guide/ 

https://traveler.marriott.com/washington-dc/guide-washington-d-c-s-exciting-street-art-scene/ 

http://www.culturetype.com/2017/10/16/major-african-american-contemporary-artists-are-bringing-their-work-to-washington-d-c/

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Venue #3: National City Christian Church

National City Christian Church is our secondary venue for this year's Festival of Homiletics 2018. We will be holding worship and lectures in this historic building designed by the same architect as the Jefferson Memorial and the National Archives from Tuesday through Thursday. 

Fun Fact: Two Presidents, Johnson and Garfield, worshiped at National City Christian Church, and there are stained glass windows dedicated to them inside.

Learn more at: https://nationalcitycc.org/what-to-expect/

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Main Venue: Metropolitan AME Church

Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church will be our main venue for the Festival of Homiletics this year May 21-25, 2018. Registration and the vendor fair will take place in this historic worship space, the National Cathedral of African Methodism.

Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is located near the White House, Congress and Supreme Court and sees ministries of justice that change the social and political reality as a priority.

They have been bearing witness to the sovereign

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