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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

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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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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Image Credit: Martin Luther King, Jr. by Digital Collections on Flickr

Take some time today to listen to and reflect on Dr. King's I Have a Dream Speech, which can be watched here. 

Remember his life and his legacy. Some of his most famous quotes can be found below: 

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” 

“Faith

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of adoring God. Hearts are touched, and people realize that their neighbours' ways are not so strange.

The event that touches off this special experience is something called the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Traditionally celebrated between 18-25 January (in the northern hemisphere) or at Pentecost (in the southern hemisphere), the Week of Prayer enters into congregations and parishes all over the world.

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Epiphany

Today, we celebrate Epiphany, the manifestation of our Lord to all the earth, especially remembering the magi.

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, ‘Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.’ When King Herod heard this, he was frightened, and all Jerusalem with him; and calling together all the

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