Festival Blog

2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Venue #3 - Trinity United Methodist Church

The historic Trinity United Methodist Church will be the venue for the resource fair during the 2015 Festival of Homiletics, as well as a site for several lectures and worship services. We will be here Tuesday-Thursday from 8am-4pm, as no evening activities will be taking place here. We are very excited to have Trinity United Methodist as one of the venues for this year's festival.

Pastor Dent writes of the congregation: 

"Thank you for visiting ... Trinity United Methodist Church

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Speaker Profile: Adam Hamilton

Bio

Adam Hamilton is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan. He grew up in the Kansas City area and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry from Oral Roberts University and a Master of Divinity Degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.  Hamilton has received the Denman Award in Evangelism and the Circuit Rider Award for excellence in church leadership.

He was named Distinguished Evangelist of the

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Speaker Profile: John Philip Newell

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The Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell, author of The Rebirthing of God, Christianity's Struggle for New Beginnings is a poet, peacemaker, and scholar. In 2011 he received the Contemplative Voices Award from the Shalem Institute in Washington DC. John Philip divides his time between Edinburgh with his family where he does most of his writing and the United States of America where he teaches and preaches across the nation. Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland, he is now Companion

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Denver Highlight #3 - Arts Scene

While you are in Denver for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics, be sure to check out the local arts scene! You won't want to miss what this city has to offer. 

 

 

Denver Art Museum

"The Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building is an architectural work of art. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, it will change the way you experience art and architecture. Explore the Museum's galleries showcasing a world-famous American Indian art collection, as well as art from around the world. Family programs,

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Speaker Profile: MaryAnn McKibben Dana

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MaryAnn McKibben Dana is pastor of Idylwood Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Virginia. She is author of Sabbath in the Suburbs, a Chalice Press bestseller and a “must read for 2013” by Ministry Matters. Her forthcoming book is Links, Likes, and Follows: Spirituality for the Smartphone Age through Bondfire Books. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Religion Dispatches, Journal for Preachers, the Christian Century and in a monthly column for Presbyterians Today. She

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