U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey addressed Festival of Homiletics participants on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. Thanks to Abila Freestone Learning Management System for audio recording Sen. Booker’s session. Recordings of the other 2018 Festival of Homiletics sessions are available for purchase now.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts addressed Festival of Homiletics participants on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. Watch the video on Facebook Thanks to Elizabeth McLean for sharing her audio recording of Sen. Warren’s remarks. Recordings of all 2018 Festival of Homiletics sessions are available for purchase now.
Our time at Festival of Homiletics 2018 is coming to a close. In total, close to 2,000 preachers, vendors and staff have been a part of the week of continuing education and growth as public ministers of the Word. The final day began with worship led by Luke Powery and liturgy by Dawn Hand. Powery […]
Wednesday, participants enjoyed a lovely evening of storytelling from Geraldine Buckley on “True Tales of Faith and Wonder.” Buckley shared stories from her time as a chaplain in a prison in Maryland and the workings of the Spirit through the hospitality of a cup of tea. Those gathered were drawn into her gift for narrative […]
Worship began at 10am with Jacqui Lewis at National City Christian Church, “Identity Politics,” Matthew 6:9-14. Liturgy was led by Josh Sommerville and Scott Simmons with music as a mashup with the Fleshpots of Egypt and Josh Sommerville. Lewis’ sermon was captivating with her embodied style of preaching as she led those gathered from images […]
Below are the prophetic, powerful and popular quotes/tweets from Tuesday, May 22nd. Search #Homiletics2018 on Twitter and Facebook for more. Or visit our social media pages on Twitter and Facebook.
Walter Brueggemann began our first full day of the Festival of Homiletics 2018 leading worship and preaching on, “Meat, Anxiety, Injustice,” (I Kings 4:20-28; 9:15-19; Luke 12:13-31) with liturgist Brad Froslee at Metropolitan AME Church. Brueggeman explored in his sermon what it means to be a “meat-loving ruler” like Solomon, claiming meat as a status […]
Welcome to the 26th Annual Festival of Homiletics in Washington DC! Last year the Festival founder, David Howell, stepped down from his official position as co-director. Twenty-six years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as Howell’s vision to bring some of the best preachers together to educate and inspire ministers. We needed another strong presence […]
Each day, we will be posting some of the highlights on Facebook and Twitter from the day. Below are the prophetic and powerful quotes/tweets from Monday, May 21st. Search #Homiletics2018 on Twitter and Facebook for more. Or visit our social media pages on Twitter and Facebook.
In an effort to reduce paper waste, there are not print versions of the worship bulletins at the 2018 Festival of Homiletics. All bulletin materials will be projected on screens in the worship areas, available to view on mobile devices via the Festival App, and accessible below for advance printing. You can access all PDF bulletins […]