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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

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Marking the Beginning of Lent: Ash Wednesday

Image Credit: Ash to Ash by Greg Williams on Flickr

Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return.

Today, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent, the season of the church year preceding Easter. Whatever your practices or traditions may be, I pray they are life-giving and meaningful.

Far too often, we merely "give up biscuits" (as one pastor put it) during Lent. Does this really bring us closer to God? Evoke a deeper awareness of our finitude? Lead us to reflect on Jesus' ministry, death,

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2015 Festival Notice!

For those of you who can't make it to this year's Festival of Homiletics, we hope you will be able to join us for the 23rd Festival in Denver, Colorado, from May 11-15 2015! 

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Musicians Profile #1: National Lutheran Choir

National Lutheran ChoirWe are blessed to welcome the National Lutheran Choir here for the Festival in May. They will be performing a hymn sing on 5/19/2014 at 7:30pm at Central Lutheran Church. 

The National Lutheran Choir, under the direction of Dr. David Cherwien, seeks to strengthen, renew and preserve the Lutheran heritage of choral music through the highest standards of performance and literature.

The choir performs literature from the entire spectrum of sacred choral music, with and without instrumental

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Last Chance to Get the Early Bird Registration Discount!

The Festival of Homiletics 2014 is just over three months away! We hope you will be able to join us for this wonderful event. There is still time to take advantage of the early bird discount for registration if you register on or before February 15: 

  • $270 per person - single registrations
  • $255 per person for two or more registering together (Must be received and paid at the same time)
  • Registration includes all lectures, worships and workshops, as well as all scheduled evening events. Travel,

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Register by Feb 15 for Early Bird Discount!

There is still time to take advantage of the early bird discount! 

On or before February 15, 2014

  • $270 per person - single registrations
  • $255 per person for two or more registering together (Must be received and paid at the same time)
  • Registration includes all lectures, worships and workshops, as well as all scheduled evening events. Travel, lodging and meals are the responsibility of the individual.
  • Full-time seminary student 50% discount of the single registration fee (Early Bird: $135)

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