Festival of Homiletics | Zoom Discussion Groups | Week 1 of 2

Festival of Homiletics | Zoom Discussion Groups | Week 1 of 2

Festival of Homiletics | Zoom Discussion Groups | Week 1 of 2


Event Details

This event finished on 05 June 2020


The Festival of Homiletics is a USA-based week-long conference that brings together a wide variety of outstanding preachers and professors of homiletics to inspire a discourse about preaching, worship and culture.

This year’s topic is:
Preaching a New Earth: Climate and Creation

UME Vital Leadership is providing the opportunity to view the material & engage in conversation during the first two weeks of June.

All are welcome to join the discussion groups; lay preachers, zone groups, peer learning groups and Ministers.

Each discussion group will have the same format; Festival material review (first hour) and hosted discussions (second hour).  Discussion group hosts include: Rev. Ockert Meyer, Rev. Valamotu Palu, Rev. Jenny Burns, Liam McKenna, Rev James Aaron, Jessica Morthorpe, Rev Ken Day, Rev. Danielle Hemsworth-Smith and more…

Complete the form provided below to sign-up to participate in the discussion groups & to ensure you receive the Zoom meeting details.  Registration is free of charge.

 

Week 1 Discussion Group Schedule

 

Date: Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Session No. /
Time:
Session 1
12 noon – 1:30 pm
Topic: Worship Service –
“Re-Centering Jesus”, Luke 13:10-17
FOH Leader: Traci Blackmon
Discussion Group Host: Tau’alofa Anga’aelangi
Session No. /
Time:
Session 2
2 pm – 4 pm
Topic: Lecture –
“Less Stress Preaching & Prep”
FOH Leader: Raquel S. Lettsome
Discussion Group Host: Liam McKenna

 

 

Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020
Session No. /
Time:
Session 3
12 noon – 1:30 pm
Topic: Worship Service –
“Living with the Certainty of Uncertainty”,
Luke 24:13-16; 28-31
FOH Leader: Otis Moss III
Discussion Group Host: Valamotu Palu
Session No. /
Time:
Session 4
2 pm – 4 pm
Topic: Sermon –
“Breathless Anticipation”, Romans 8:18-22
FOH Leader: Joy J. Moore
Discussion Group Host: Ken Day

 

 

Date: Friday, 5 June 2020
World Environment Day
Session No. /
Time:
Session 5
12 noon – 2 pm
Topics: Lecture – “Christians and Climate Change”
Interview with Leah Schade
FOH Leaders: Katharine Hayhoe  |  Leah Schade
Discussion Group Host: Jessica Morthorpe
Session No. /
Time:
Session 6
2 pm – 4 pm
Topic: Lecture –
“Running Genesis in Reverse:
Moral Witness on a Decreating Planet”
FOH Leader: Bill McKibben
Discussion Group Host: Jessica Morthorpe

To gain ongoing access the conference material you will need to purchase the conference’s ‘On-Demand Recording Package’ at a cost of USD150 (approx. $230 Australian dollars).