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Pádraig Ó Tuama
Mark Oakley
Malcolm Guite
Doug Gay
Nadia Bolz-Weber
Joanna Collicutt

About the Festival

The Festival of Preaching aims to inspire, nurture and celebrate all who are called to proclaim the gospel today.


Featuring outstanding speakers from across the Christian church, it offers a stimulating and varied programme of worship, lectures and workshops in the beautiful surroundings of Christ Church Oxford. Topics will include:


- Nurturing the preacher’s soul
- The craft of preaching
- Making old words do new tricks
- The sacramentality of language
- The worst the lectionary can throw at you
- A week in the life of a preacher
- Preaching at baptisms, weddings and funerals 
- Genres of preaching
- The art of the five-minute homily
  and more.


In addition, enjoy listening to first rate preaching in the programme of daily worship. 

Speakers 2017

Malcolm Guite
Sandra Millar
Kate Bruce
Doug Gay
Pádraig Ó Tuama
Mon 27 Mar @ 12:12
How do hymns and preaching work together? From the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology: @canterburypress