Event Schedule

"Prophetic Preaching in Times of Change"

2016 Festival of Homiletics - Atlanta, GA

  • The Festival of Homiletics is a week-long conference that brings together top-notch preachers and professors of Homiletics to inspire a discourse about preaching, worship and culture.
  • Lectures and worship services are open only to paid participants to maintain adequate seating for all of our registered participants. Single day registration is available to accommodate spouses or visiting guests.
Monday 05/16/2016
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
6:30PM
Worship: Liturgist: Jake MyersAnna Carter Florence
7:30PM
Opening music by Dwight Andrews and LectureLeonard Pitts,
Dwight Andrews
Tuesday 05/17/2016
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship: “Advantage McEnroe!” Isaiah 45:1, 9-13; Acts 10:34-43 Liturgist: Dr. Tony McNeillWalter Brueggemann,
Dr. Tony McNeill
9:35AM
Lecture:Anna Carter Florence
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Lecture: “Choosing Against Our Chosenness.”Walter Brueggemann
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Peachtree Road UMC
1:30PM
Worship:Rolf Jacobson
2:30PM
Lecture:Edgardo Colón-Emeric
Workshop:Fostering a Safe Place for Courageous ConversationsJennifer Ackerman
7:00PM
Worship: Music: The Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Celebration Mass Choir; Dr. Tony McNeill, Director of Worship & The Arts.Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D,
Dr. Tony McNeill
8:00PM
Beer & HymnfestThe Fleshpots of Egypt
Buckhead Theater
8:45AM
Worship:Julie Pennington Russell
9:35AM
Workshop:Leonard Pitts
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship: "Prophet, Priest, Pastor, and Poet: Resisting the Idolatry of Our Ideals" 1 Corinthians: 12:1-11, 27-31, 13:4-7Bruce Reyes-Chow
1:30PM
Worship:Anthony Bailey
2:30PM
Lecture: "The Desire, Discipline, and Disruption of Conversational Preaching" John 20:19-29Bruce Reyes-Chow
Wednesday 05/18/2016
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship:Will Willimon
9:35AM
Lecture:Heidi Neumark
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship: Liturgist: Dwight AndrewsFr. Michael Renninger,
Dwight Andrews
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Peachtree Road UMC
1:30PM
Worship:Heidi Neumark
2:30PM
Workshop: “In Good Company: Writing Partnerships for Preaching"Timothy Ross,
Jennifer Morrow
Lecture:Otis Moss III
7:00PM
"An Evening With Charlotte Blake Alston: Stories and Songs"Charlotte Blake Alston
Buckhead Theater
8:45AM
Worship:Alyce McKenzie
9:35AM
Lecture:Cláudio Carvalhaes
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Lecture:Alyce McKenzie
1:30PM
Worship:Cláudio Carvalhaes
2:30PM
Lecture:Teresa Fry Brown
Thursday 05/19/2016
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship:David Lose
9:35AM
Lecture:Karoline Lewis
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Lecture:David Lose
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Peachtree Road UMC
1:30PM
Worship: Liturgist: Dr. Tony McNeillYvette Flunder,
Dr. Tony McNeill
2:30PM
Lecture:Lauren Winner
Workshop: The Protestant Hour & Day1: A Tour through the History of Great Preaching on the RadioPeter Wallace
7:30PM
ConcertJohn McCutcheon
Buckhead Theater
8:45AM
Worship:Nora Gallagher
9:35AM
Lecture:Joy J. Moore
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship:Rev. Grace Imathiu
1:30PM
Worship:Joy J. Moore
2:30PM
Lecture:Nora Gallagher
Friday 05/20/2016
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship:Lauren Winner
9:35AM
LectureYvette Flunder
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship: Liturgist: Rev. Chris HenryJoanna Adams