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Festival of Preaching NW 2014 really will be "bigger" and "better" than ever!
Festival of Preaching NW 2014 is scheduled for Monday, April 28 - Thursday, May 1, 2014. That means that our 2014 version of the Festival is a day longer than in the past. And this year we welcome twelve outstanding preachers/ speakers, twice as many as in the past.
Our theme for 2014 will be "Preaching in a Post-Modern World." We welcome as our featured speakers: Debbie Blue from the House of Mercy, Anna Carter Florence of Columbia Seminary, Scott Kisker from United Theological Seminary, independent theologian Tony Jones, young Disciples of Christ leader Jose Morales, Heidi Neumark, Lutheran pastor and author; Rodger Nishioka from Columbia Seminary, Fleming Rutledge, Episcopal teacher and eminent author; Melissa Skelton head of the Congregation for Congregational Development and Pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal in Seattle, Will Willimon of Duke, and Jim Forbes, pastor emeritus of The Riverside Church.
Festival of Preaching 2014 will take place at "First Church," just west of the Space Needle in Seattle,Washington. Enjoy the beautiful spring of the Pacific Northwest, and a setting that puts you near such attractions as "Pike Place Market," , Seattle Arts Museum's "Outdoor Sculpture Garden", "the Experience Music Project," "The Dale Chihuly Glass House," and an array of great restaurants and night
If you have purchased tickets for the Festival of Preaching and are unable to attend, refunds will be considered until April 1. Please contact the Event Coordinator for more information.
When & Where
Congregational Leadership Northwest
Congregational Leadership Northwest, sponsor of The Festival of Preaching + Worship, has brought together an outstanding ecumenical team of local leaders to craft an engaging combination of preaching, worship, presentations, and small group conversations for preachers, worship teams, and lay people.
Please meet the Planning Team:
- Ann Lewis, Snohomish Presbyterian
- Charlie Lewis, Snohomish Presbyterian
- Cory Maclay, Plymouth Church, Seattle, UCC
- Elise Hale-Case, Seattle School of Theology and Psychology
- Elizabeth Blanton, First United Methodist Church
- Erv Roorda, Retired Pastor, PCUSA
- Lyda Hawes, First United Methodist Church of Seattle and Congregational Leadership Northwest
- Monica Myers Greenberg, Northwest Christian, Disciples of Christ, Seattle and Congregational Leadership Northwest
- Sharon Moe, First United Methodist Church of Seattle
- Victor Rodriguez, Marysville Free Methodist Church