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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

2014 Festival Bulletins, Handouts and Recordings

Download the bulletins and handouts from the 2014 Festival of Homiletics:

2014 Festival of Homiletics bulletin (May 19, 2014)Worship service bulletins:

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Bishop Michael Curry Recap

Image Credit: Rev. Bonnie Wilcox, Used with Permission

Today at Westminster Presbyterian, Bishop Michael Curry spoke in both a lecture and a sermon. The image here captures the essence of his sermon today, proclaiming that "God uses a quake - a great one - to overcome the shaking ground of Good Friday. God still does this today, cracking open our Good Friday nightmares to bring forth our true selves." This proclamation began with a basis in Matthew 28. 

Throughout all of his preaching,

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Eric Elnes with Anna Carter Florence Recap

Image Credit: Grand-Mont by Romary via Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday at Westminster Presbyterian, Eric Elnes from Darkwood Brew and Anna Carter Florence, Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary, shared insights about preaching and listening in a world of many perspectives and divisive lines.

To begin the session, Eric told a few stories about his time with CrossWalk America, when he and a few other progressive Christians made their way from Phoenix, AZ to Washington

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Luther Seminary Alumni Reception

From 4-6pm at the Hilton, all Luther Seminary alumni are invited to gather for a reception. We hope to see you there!

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We're Ready for the Festival!

festivalImage Credit: Ready for Festival 2013 by Luther Seminary on Flickr

The Festival of Homiletics begins in a few days! We are very blessed and excited to welcome all of the speakers and attendees to this year's Festival, centered around "Preaching with Holy Imagination." For those of you who are unable to join us in person, be sure to check the blog daily for photos and recaps, as well as updates throughout the day on Facebook and Twitter. Welcome everyone!

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