Festival of Homiletics 2020 – Online Discussion Groups – UME

Festival of Homiletics 2020 – Online Discussion Groups – UME

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3 Jun 2020 until 12 Jun 2020
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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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
Visit the Livestream if you’d like to participate live during the conference (from 2 am AEST from 19 – 23 May), here: https://www.festivalofhomiletics.com/livestream/
As an alternative to participating live through the late hours of the night or early hours of the morning, UME, is offering to host online discussion group(s) via ZOOM in June during business hours.
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It is highly recommended to purchase/download the Festival of Homiletics conference’s ‘Virtual Conference On-Demand’ package before Friday, 22 May. If you’d like to be a part of our June ZOOM discussion groups, you can purchase materials and register your interest, here: https://ume.nswact.uca.org.au/festival-of-homiletics-online-discussion-group/
N.B. The conference’s ‘Virtual Conference On-Demand’ package is at a cost of USD75 (approx. $120 Australian dollars).
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Discussion Group Times BELOW:
* There will be time to review materials and join the discussion.
Wednesday 3 June:
12 noon to 1:30 pm – Sermon – “Re-Centering Jesus”, Luke 13:10-17 – Traci Blackmon
2 pm to 4 pm – Lecture – Lecture: “Telling the Plain Truth: Ungodly Facts, Real Power, and Holy Fear”- Ellen F. Davis
Thursday 4 June:
12 noon to 1:30 pm – Sermon – “Living with the Certainty of Uncertainty”, Luke 24:13-16; 28-31 – Otis Moss III, Jason Chesnut, Liturgist
2 pm to 4 pm – Sermon – “Breathless Anticipation”, Romans 8:18-22 – Joy J. Moore
Friday 5 June (World Environment Day) Hosted by Jessica Morthorpe:
12 noon to 4pm – featuring: “Christians and Climate Change” -Katharine Hayhoe (EcoJustice)
Lecture: “Running Genesis in Reverse: Moral Witness on a Decreating Planet” – Bill McKibben (EcoJustice)
AND Lecture: “‘GREEN’ PREACHING IN THE ‘PURPLE ZONE’: ENVIRONMENTAL SERMONS IN THE RED-BLUE DIVIDE” – Leah Schade (EcoPrecher)
Wednesday 10 June:
12 noon to 1:30 pm – Sermon – “Imagine”, Revelation 21:5 – Olu Brown (Growth)
2 pm to 4 pm – Sermon: “When We Can Breathe,” Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Anna Carter Florence
Thursday 11 June:
12 noon to 1:30 pm – Sermon “Don’t Panic, God is in Control!”, Psalm 46:1-11 – Cynthia Hale, Jason Chesnut, Liturgist
2 pm to 4:30 pm – Lecture and Sermon “‘Is It True? Does It Matter?’ Preaching That Saves Lives” and “Atheist Preacher, Faithful Church”, Numbers 11:1-15; 31-35 – Katie Hays (Evangelist)
Friday 12 June:
12 noon to 1:30 pm – Sermon “Lament”, Joel 1:2-10 – Raphael Warnock – Jason Chesnut, Liturgist
2 pm to 4 pm – Lecture: “Less Stress Preaching & Prep” – Raquel S. Lettsome
To join the Facebook group click here.

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