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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Minneapolis


Minneapolis Highlight #4 - Charities

Next up in our highlights of Minneapolis are some of the area's charities. The list below is by no means all-inclusive, but is a starting point to learning about the different charitable organizations in the Minnesota Twin Cities metro area!

Achieve Minneapolis

As the nonprofit partner of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), AchieveMpls serves as a bridge between MPS and our broader community – businesses, foundations, nonprofits, government agencies and individuals – providing information

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Partnership Profile: Cokesbury

We would like to highlight one of our partnerships for the Festival of Homiletics, Cokesbury. Their website says,

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. Our Mission is to provide quality resources and services that help people know God through Jesus Christ, love God, and choose to serve God and neighbor.

We want

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Minneapolis Highlight #3 - Arts Scene

All images used with permission of the Minneapolis Visitors Bureau 

While you're here for the Festival in May, we highly recommend staying an extra day to check out the incredible arts scene in the Twin Cities! Here is a list, in no particular order, of suggestions: 

Weisman Art Muesum

Sculpture Garden

Orchestra Hall

Hennepin Theater District

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Walker Art Center

Guthrie Theater

Children's Theater

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Venue Profile: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Image Credit: Westminster Presbyterian Church by Adam Fagen on Flickr

Westminster Presbyterian, located on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, MN, is an incredible space, and we are very blessed to use its facilities throughout the week of the Festival. Various parts of the festival will be hosted here. 

Their "About Webpage" says, 

Westminster Presbyterian Church is a vibrant, open-minded congregation of 3,000 worshipping in the heart of Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall.

An engaged, urban partner

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Minneapolis Highlight #2 - Food

Image used with permission of the Visitor's Bureau 

Minneapolis boasts some incredible restaurants, and we hope this list below will get you started on your exploration of this city's (and surrounding area) great dining variety. 

Brasa is a premium rotisserie, with many choices, such as rotisserie chicken, smoked beef, and slow roasted pork. Meat lovers, this is the place for you!

Namaste Cafe has south Asian cuisine that is fresh, local, and organic. Their dinner options include

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