Kayaking at BdeMakaSka - Photo courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Festival Blog

2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"

 

For Justice, Peace and Righteouness

Today we honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Christian leader committed to speaking truth at the intersection of preaching and politics. As Coretta Scott King explains, 

"The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. We commemorate as well the timeless values he taught us through his example — the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined Dr. King’s

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Washington DC Eats

Washington DC has no shortage of delicious places to eat! Here are a few places worth checking out: 

 

Ben's Chili Bowl: located in the U Street Corridor, this restaurant is a landmark in D.C. The restaurant has been around since 1958, serving their famous chili, chili dogs and chili fries. Even Barack Obama has eaten lunch here.

Sankofa Bookstore and Cafe: this restaurant on Georgia Avenue is half cafe/half bookstore. They serve breakfast all day and serve sandwiches named after

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Opening Night at Washington National Cathedral

"Sunbeams at the Washington National Cathedral," Image by Richard BURGER via Flickr, Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0  

 

Join us at the Washington National Cathedral for opening night events and registration check in May 21, 2018! 

 

 Learn more about the cathedral's history: 

https://washington.org/visit-dc/washington-national-cathedral

https://cathedral.org/ 

 

 

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Explore Washington DC!

There are all sorts of wonderful places to visit in Washington, DC!

Stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, walk the halls of the White House and the U.S. Capitol, and tour the free exhibits of the Smithsonian museums. 

"Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC," Image by Pedro Szekely via Flickr, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 

Pay your respect at memorials around the Tidal Basin, a 2-mile-long pond that was once attached to

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With Thanks and Repentance

On this day of Thanksgiving...

May our hearts be filled with gratitude for the great abundance our Creator provides.

May we hold space for those within our midst living with wounds and hurts to grieve allowing time for solace in the healing balm of our Redeemer. 

May those of us who reside in occupied lands of Indigenous people lift our voices in repentance and reconciliation with those who first dwelt where we gather. 

May we remember and live in gratitude for the first stewards of

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