Event Schedule

27th Festival of Homiletics - 2019 Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"

  • 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.
  • We will not be recording the workshops to create a safe space for personal interaction to take place. 
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Interactive 2019 Program
  • Festival App
Monday 05/13/2019
Central Lutheran
5:30PM
First-Timers MeetingDawn Alitz
6:20PM
WelcomeDawn Alitz,
David Howell,
Karoline Lewis
6:30PM
Worship with OfferingBarbara Lundblad
7:30PM
LectureTBD - Coming Soon
Tuesday 05/14/2019
Central Lutheran
8:00AM
Chair Yogadevotion and Centering PrayerCindy Senarighi,
Heidi Green
9:00AM
Morning SessionTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
Learning StageTBD - Coming Soon
10:00AM
WorshipTBD - Coming Soon
11:00AM
LectureOtis Moss III
12:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipOtis Moss III
3:00PM
LectureKaroline Lewis
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
ConcertTBD - Coming Soon
Westminster Presbyterian
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
WorshipCláudio Carvalhaes
Workshop located in Westminster HallRolf Jacobson
11:00AM
Workshop located in Westminster HallBarbara Lundblad
LectureAnna Carter Florence
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
2:00PM
WorshipAnna Carter Florence
Workshop located in Westminster HallCláudio Carvalhaes
3:00PM
LectureWill Willimon
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
Wednesday 05/15/2019
Central Lutheran
8:00AM
Chair Yogadevotion and Centering PrayerCindy Senarighi,
Heidi Green
9:00AM
Morning SessionTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
Learning StageTBD - Coming Soon
10:00AM
WorshipRaquel S. Lettsome
11:00AM
LectureDavid Lose
12:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipRev. Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D
3:00PM
LectureThe Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
Worship with Gospel MusicThe Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Westminster Presbyterian
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
WorshipBrian McLaren
Workshop located in Westminster HallWill Willimon
11:00AM
Workshop located in Westminster HallRev. Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D
LectureBrian McLaren
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
2:00PM
WorshipFrank Thomas
Workshop located in Westminster HallRaquel S. Lettsome
3:00PM
LectureFrank Thomas
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
Thursday 05/16/2019
Central Lutheran
8:00AM
Chair Yogadevotion and Centering PrayerCindy Senarighi,
Heidi Green
9:00AM
Morning SessionTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
Learning StageTBD - Coming Soon
10:00AM
WorshipTraci Blackmon
11:00AM
LectureTraci Blackmon
12:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
3:00PM
LectureRachel Held Evans
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
Reading and ReflectionNatasha Trethewey
Westminster Presbyterian
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
Workshop located in Westminster HallMarvin McMickle
WorshipYvette Flunder
11:00AM
LectureYvette Flunder
Workshop located in Westminster HallMelva Sampson
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
Vendor SpotlightTBD - Coming Soon
Central Presbyterian Church
2:00PM
SermonRachel Held Evans
Westminster Presbyterian
Workshop located in Westminster HallMatt Skinner
worshipMelva Sampson
3:00PM
LectureMarvin McMickle
4:00PM
Keynote Feedback SessionsTBD - Coming Soon
Friday 05/17/2019
Central Lutheran
9:00AM
Morning SessionTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
LectureAmy Butler
11:00AM
Worship with Holy EucharistAmy Butler