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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Advent Week 2

Image Credit: Advent Candle by Randomsoleil on Flickr

A week of the Advent season has gone by. If you're anything like me, you intended to take more time for prayer and contemplation but found yourself just as busy and thoughtless as usual. I wonder why it is so difficult sometimes to place our focus where it ought to go? Whatever your answer to that question may be, I invite you to take this present moment and let yourself meditate on the words that follow, leaning into a time to quiet

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Register Early to Receive a Discount!

The 2014 Festival of Homiletics -- "Preaching with Holy Imagination" -- will be held from May 19-23 in Minneapolis, MN. If you are able to register on or before February 15,2013, you will receive a discount on the price! The costs are as follows:

On or before February 15, 2014

  • $270 per person - single registrations
  • $255 per person for two or more registering together (Must be received and paid at the same time)
  • Full-time seminary student 50% discount of the single registration fee (Early Bird:

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Registration Opens Today - Early Bird Special



Registration opens today! You can read more about registration here. Be sure to take advantage of the early bird special rate! If you are just tuning into this blog, here are two recent posts that you may find helpful early on: 

Speaker Preview list for the Festival of Homiletics 2014

Highlights of things to see and do in Minneapolis, MN

We hope you will continue to keep up with us here and on our social networking sites Facebook and Twitter as we look forward to the

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Festival Registration Opens Friday!

The Festival of Homiletics website has been updated for 2014 and the registration is set to open on November 1st. Be sure to check out the great schedule and speaker line-up we have put together for you! Make sure to register early to get the early-bird discount or sign-up with a friend to get the group rate. We are so excited to welcome you to our home state of Minnesota - Minneapolis is a fantastic place to visit in the spring.

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David Lose's Sermon

Due to overcrowding at Downtown Presbyterian Church on Wednesday evening of the Festival, some of you were unable to hear David Lose's sermon. As promised, below you will find a link which will allow you to download and listen to the sermon.
Listen to David Lose's sermon

Registration for the 2014 Festival of Homiletics in Minneapolis opens Nov. 1.  We hope to see you there!

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