Martyn Percy
Pádraig Ó Tuama
Paula Gooder
Kate Bruce
Brian D. McLaren
Doug Gay

Welcome to the Festival of Preaching

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.

Save the date

12th – 14th September, 2021


Thank you

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2019 Festival of Preaching - our inspiring speakers, wonderful delegates, great sponsors, and the fantastic venue & AV staff! 


Listen again

You can revisit the thought-provoking worship, lectures and seminars through audio recordings. These are available now via Church House Bookshop >



A message to the festival from Walter Brueggemann

"We preachers have an opportunity to declare that there is another narrative out of which we can live our lives.

It is a narrative of generosity, and freedom, and forgiveness, and hospitality, and justice. 

It is the narrative of the future, and I am very glad that we share it."



Speakers 2019

Paula Gooder
Mark Oakley
David Hoyle
Steven Croft
Nadim Nassar
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