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
Monday 05/13/2019
Central Lutheran
5:30PM
First-Timers MeetingDawn Alitz
6:20PM
WelcomeDawn Alitz,
David Howell,
Karoline Lewis,
Dawn Hand - Emcee,
Anthony Bailey
6:30PM
Worship with Holy CommunionBarbara Lundblad
7:30PM
LectureRev. Dr. James A. Forbes
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
10:00AM
WorshipRev. Dr. James A. Forbes
11:00AM
LectureOtis Moss III
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
2:00PM
WorshipOtis Moss III
3:00PM
LectureKaroline Lewis
4:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
ConcertTBD - Coming Soon
7:00PM - 11:00PM
Join us for a Beer and Hymn sing at Brit's Pub in downtown Minneapolis.The Fleshpots of Egypt
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
LectureDavid Lose
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipAnthony Bailey
Workshop located in Westminster HallCláudio Carvalhaes
3:00PM
LectureWill Willimon
Wednesday 05/15/2019
Central Lutheran
7:30AM
Chair Yogadevotion and Centering PrayerCindy Senarighi,
Heidi Green
8:30AM
WorshipTBD - Coming Soon
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
WorshipThe Right Rev. Robert Wright,
Sara Renner - Liturgist
11:00AM
LectureMarvin McMickle
12:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipRaphael Warnock,
Sara Renner - Liturgist
3:00PM
LectureWilliam Barber II
4:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
Worship with Gospel MusicWilliam Barber II,
Sara Renner - Liturgist
Westminster Presbyterian
8:30AM
WorshipThe Right Rev. Robert Wright
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 HallRaphael Warnock
LectureBrian McLaren
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipFrank Thomas
Workshop located in Westminster HallRaquel S. Lettsome
3:00PM
LectureFrank Thomas
Thursday 05/16/2019
Central Lutheran
7:30AM
Chair Yogadevotion and Centering PrayerCindy Senarighi,
Heidi Green
8:30AM
WorshipMelva Sampson
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
WorshipTraci Blackmon
11:00AM
LectureTraci Blackmon
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
2:00PM
LectureRachel Held Evans
3:00PM
LectureRachel Held Evans
4:00PM
YogadevotionCindy Senarighi
6:30PM
Poetry Reading and ReflectionNatasha Trethewey
Westminster Presbyterian
8:30AM
WorshipMatt Skinner
9:30AM
Morning Break: Coffee and snacks provided by
10:00AM
WorshipYvette Flunder
Workshop located in Westminster HallMarvin McMickle
11:00AM
Workshop located in Westminster HallMelva Sampson
LectureYvette Flunder
12:00PM
Lunch Break: Prepaid Box Lunches available at Westminster Presbyterian
2:00PM
WorshipAnna Carter Florence
Workshop located in Westminster HallTBD - Coming Soon
3:00PM
LectureAnna Carter Florence
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 OfferingAmy Butler