Event Schedule

26th Festival of Homiletics - 2018 Washington, D.C.

"Preaching and Politics"

  • 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.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Interactive 2018 Program
Monday 05/21/2018
Washington National Cathedral
5:30PM
First-Timers MeetingDawn Alitz
6:20PM
WelcomeDawn Alitz,
Karoline Lewis
6:30PM
WorshipCynthia Hale
7:30PM
LectureTBD - Coming Soon
Tuesday 05/22/2018
Metropolitan AME Church
8:30AM
WorshipWalter Brueggemann
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
WorshipKaroline Lewis
11:00AM
LectureRichard Rohr, OFM
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureCynthia Hale
2:30PM
LectureOtis Moss III
7:30PM
Beer & Hymn SingThe Fleshpots of Egypt
National City Christian Church
8:30AM
WorshipTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
WorshipRolf Jacobson
11:00AM
LectureSamuel Cruz
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureWalter Brueggemann
2:30PM
LectureShively Smith
Wednesday 05/23/2018
Metropolitan AME Church
8:30AM
WorshipOtis Moss III
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
WorshipCraig Barnes
11:00AM
LectureMaria Teresa Dávila
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureRachel Held Evans
2:30PM
LectureRachel Held Evans
6:30PM
StorytellingGeraldine Buckley
National City Christian Church
8:30AM
WorshipRev. Grace Imathiu
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
Worship:Jacqui Lewis
11:00AM
LectureMatt Skinner
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureCraig Barnes
2:30PM
WorshipRichard Rohr, OFM
Luther Place Memorial Church
10:00AM
WorkshopTBD - Coming Soon
11:00AM
WorkshopTBD - Coming Soon
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
2:30PM
WorkshopTBD - Coming Soon
Thursday 05/24/2018
Metropolitan AME Church
8:30AM
WorshipDavid Lose
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
WorshipWilliam H. Lamar IV
11:00AM
LectureTBD - Coming Soon
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureDavid Lose
2:30PM
LectureLuke Powery
4:00PM
Free EveningExplore Washington D.C.
National City Christian Church
8:30AM
WorshipMariann Budde
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
WorshipAnthony Bailey
11:00AM
LectureEric D. Barreto
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
1:30PM
LectureDiana Butler Bass
2:30PM
LectureDiana Butler Bass
Luther Place Memorial Church
10:00AM
Workshop: Part 1Geraldine Buckley
11:00AM
Workshop: Part 2Geraldine Buckley
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at the Luther Place Memorial Church
2:30PM
WorkshopTBD - Coming Soon
Friday 05/25/2018
Metropolitan AME Church
8:30AM
WorshipLuke Powery
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided
10:00AM
LectureAnna Carter Florence
11:00AM
WorshipAnna Carter Florence