Festival of Homiletics

April 02, 2018

26th Festival of Homiletics - 2018 Washington, D.C.

"Preaching and Politics"

The Festival of Homiletics is a 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. Our goal is to engage theologically the practices of preaching and worship, as well as issues related to congregations in the 21st century.

This year the 26th Festival of Homiletics will be held in Washington, D.C., from May 21-25, 2018. Our venue hosts will be the Washington National Cathedral on Monday evening and Metropolitan AME Church, National City Christian Church and Luther Place Memorial Church the remainder of the week. To help orient yourself make note that the main venues are all on or around Thomas Circle.

Participants are invited to consider various styles and methodologies of preaching in the hopes that they will renew their faith and refresh their spirits through engaging worship, lectures, and workshopsThroughout the week we aim to inspire preachers in their role of proclaiming the gospel.


Registration is required to participate in workshops, lectures, worship services and evening events $300 for a single registration and $280 for a group.

Single day registration will open beginning April 1, 2018, with Monday and Friday daily rates of $75 and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday daily rates of $100. Please be sure to factor in the expenses you will incur for travels, lodging, and food.

For more information and to register, click here.

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