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

"Preaching and Politics"

  • The 2018 Festival of Homiletics will be hosted by the Metropolitan AME Church, located in downtown Washington, D.C. just a few blocks north of the White House. National City Christian Church and Luther Place Memorial Church will also house events during the week, conveniently located less than 2 blocks from the main venue. To help orient yourself make note that the 3 main venues are all on or around Thomas Circle.
  • We will start out our week at the Washington National Cathedral! Registration check-in will take place at the Cathedral, between 2-8 pm on Monday. A registration information table will be located at the National City Christian Church the remainder of the week.
  • From Tuesday through Thursday (5/22-5/24) there will be concurrent events taking place at the Metropolitan AME Church and  the National City Christian Church to allow you some options. In addition, there will be workshops Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Luther Place Memorial Church. Events on Friday (5/25) and evening activities will be at the Metropolitan AME Church.
  • Be sure to plan your schedule accordingly!



Metropolitan AME Church

(1 ½ blocks off Thomas Circle)

1518 M Street NW

Washington, DC 20005



National City Christian Church

Disciples of Christ

5 Thomas Circle NW

Washington, DC 20005



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Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20016



Luther Place  Memorial Church

1226 Vermont Avenue NW

Washington DC 20005




Should you have special needs or questions please contact the Festival at or 651-523-1645. For Visitors with Disabilities DC 2018