Event Schedule

27th Festival of Homiletics - 2019 Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"

  • The Festival of Homiletics is a weeklong 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
  • Download the FREE Festival app! Get ready for this year's Festival of Homiletics. You can access the schedule, sponsors and docs from your mobile device. Bulletins and maps will be added to the app as soon as they are available. Visit my.yapp.us/HOMILETICS on your mobile device and you'll be taken to your app store to download (for free) Yapp, the platform that's hosting our app. Once Yapp is downloaded on your device, you'll be able to post pics, follow tweets, rate sessions, and receive updates during the Festival. Download the app today!

"Worship with Offering: "Sink or Swim", Genesis 6-9 This mornings service is sponsored by Working Preacher" by Amy Butler, Brad Froslee - Liturgist

05/17/2019 11:00AM—Central Lutheran

Sermon: Amy Butler

Title/Text: "Sink or Swim", Genesis 6-9

Liturgist: Brad Froslee



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