2015 Festival of Homiletics Schedule

"Preaching from the Mountain: Heralds of Good Tidings"

 

  • 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.

 

Monday 05/11/2015
Bellco Theater
2:00PM - 8:00PM
Registration
6:20PM
Welcome from the Festival Staff
6:30PM
Worship w/Holy Communion: "Light into the World: Hope for a New Day: A Bluegrass Eucharist" Sermon by Nadia Bolz-Weber, Music and Liturgy by Kent GustavsonNadia Bolz Weber,
Kent Gustavson
7:30PM
Lecture: "In the Weeds: How to be a Street-Corner Evangelist."Sara Miles - New Voice
Tuesday 05/12/2015
Central Presbyterian Church
8:45AM
Worship:"When the Only Thing You Need Is Your Mom" Text: John 2:1-11 Sermon by Karoline LewisKaroline Lewis
9:35AM
Lecture: "Screw It, I'll Go First; Getting Hit By the Bus of the Gospel"Nadia Bolz Weber
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship: "Coming Down from the Mountain" with sermon by Sara Miles and music by Kent GustavsonSara Miles - New Voice,
Kent Gustavson
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
Yin Yogadevotion: For those with joint stiffness or who desire a more meditative practice.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Andrew Foster ConnorsAndrew Foster Connors - New Voice
2:30PM
Lecture: "Preaching in an Age of Globalization"Eunjoo Mary Kim - New Voice
4:00PM
Yang yoga, vinyasa style, flowing from one asana to another.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
6:45PM
Worship - Holden Vespers: “Remember What We Know, Little Baby” I Samuel 16:1-13; Mathew 11:25-30 Sermon by Walter BrueggemannWalter Brueggemann
7:30PM
Storytelling: "Stories that change the teller and the listener."Donald Davis - New Voice
Trinity United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship with sermon by Michael CurryMichael Curry
9:35AM
LectureMichael Curry
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
LectureBarbara Lundblad
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Barbara LundbladBarbara Lundblad
2:30PM
Storytelling: "I shall meet you in a few stories"Donald Davis - New Voice,
Rabbi Ben Romer - New Voice
St. Paul's Lutheran and Roman Catholic Community of Faith
8:30AM
Workshop: "The Transformational Word: Building a Sermon that Agitates"Andrew Foster Connors - New Voice
10:00AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
10:45AM
Workshop: “Our Stories Tell Us Who We Are...an experience in discovering our own stories and some ways of using them in proclamation settings”Donald Davis - New Voice
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:30PM
Workshop: "Sharing faith digitally in the 21st century"Mary Hess - New Voice
Wednesday 05/13/2015
Central Presbyterian Church
8:45AM
Worship with Sermon by Luke Powery and Music by the FleshpotsLuke Powery,
The Fleshpots of Egypt
9:35AM
Lecture: “Fidelity amid the Seductions of Certitude.”Walter Brueggemann
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
LectureLuke Powery
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
Yin Yogadevotion: For those with joint stiffness or who desire a more meditative practice.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Anthony BaileyAnthony Bailey
2:30PM
Lecture: "Grounded:  God Has Left the Mountain, Understanding the Theological Revolution of Our Time" - Part 2Diana Butler Bass
4:00PM
Live recording of "Sermon Brainwave"Karoline Lewis,
Rolf Jacobson,
Matt Skinner
Yang yoga, vinyasa style, flowing from one asana to another.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
6:45PM
LectureJohn Philip Newell - New Voice
7:30PM
Interfaith DialogueRabbi Ben Romer - New Voice,
John Philip Newell - New Voice
Trinity United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship with sermon by Grace ImathiuGrace Imathiu
9:35AM
Lecture: "Setting Forth a True and Lively Word: Storytelling and the Soul of Delivery"Richard Ward - New Voice
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Lecture: "Grounded:  God Has Left the Mountain, Understanding the Theological Revolution of Our Time" - Part 1Diana Butler Bass
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Anna Carter FlorenceAnna Carter Florence
2:30PM
LectureAnna Carter Florence
St. Paul's Lutheran and Roman Catholic Community of Faith
8:30AM
Workshop: "The Word in a 140-Character World: Faithful Preaching in the Digital Age"MaryAnn McKibben Dana
10:00AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
10:45AM
Workshop: "Intro to Narrative Lectionary"Rolf Jacobson
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:00PM
StorytellingRabbi Ben Romer - New Voice
1:30PM
Workshop: "The Rebirthing of God: Christianity's Struggle for New Beginnings"John Philip Newell - New Voice
Thursday 05/14/2015
Central Presbyterian Church
8:45AM
Lecture: Part 1 "Preaching That Works"Adam Hamilton
9:15AM
Lecture: Part 2 "Sermons and Sermon Series from Church of the Resurrection"Adam Hamilton
9:45AM
Dialogue: Part 3 ""What Kind of Preaching will Motivate our Grandchildren?"Will Willimon,
Adam Hamilton
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
LectureWill Willimon
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
Yin Yogadevotion: For those with joint stiffness or who desire a more meditative practice.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Brian McLarenBrian McLaren
2:30PM
LectureBrian McLaren
4:00PM
Yang yoga, vinyasa style, flowing from one asana to another.Yogadevotion - West Classroom
7:00PM
ConcertCarrie Newcomer - New Voice
Trinity United Methodist Church
8:45AM
Worship with sermon by Craig BarnesCraig Barnes
9:35AM
LectureCraig Barnes
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
LectureYvette Flunder
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:30PM
Worship with sermon by Richard WardRichard Ward - New Voice
2:30PM
LectureDavid Lose
St. Paul's Lutheran and Roman Catholic Community of Faith
8:30AM
Workshop: "Good News from difficult places: Genesis 38, pornography, sex tourism and Jesus" with Rev. Sarah MeachamGrace Imathiu
10:00AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
10:45AM
Workshop: "Preaching the Narrative Lectionary"Rolf Jacobson
12:00PM
Lunch Break - Prepaid Box Lunches available at Trinity UMC
1:30PM
Workshop:"eChurch: Creating Virtual Communities for Pastors and Congregations"Pulpit Fiction - New Voice
Friday 05/15/2015
Central Presbyterian Church
8:45AM
Worship with sermon by David LoseDavid Lose
9:35AM
LectureOtis Moss III
10:30AM
Break: Coffee and Snacks Provided
11:00AM
Worship w/Holy Communion with sermon by Yvette FlinderYvette Flunder