Speakers and Musicians

27th Festival of Homiletics - 2019 Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


Amy Butler

Senior Pastor, The Riverside Church of New York

Amy Butler has served, since 2014, as the first female senior minister at The Riverside Church in the City of New York. Butler earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from Baylor University. She also holds degrees from Switzerland’s International Baptist Theological Seminary and Wesley Theological Seminary. Before her current position, she served as director of a homeless shelter for women in New Orleans, Associate Pastor of Membership and Mission at St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, and most recently, senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., for 11 years.

Sessions for Festival of Homiletics 2019