Festival of Preaching 2021

Welcome to the Festival of Preaching! Watch the recorded sessions here.


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Monday 13 September, Morning session

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9.30am      Opening worship: Morning Song
10.15am     Malcolm Guite: River Deep, Mountain High: Preaching the Gospel from the Psalms
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11.00am Break
11.30am Martyn Percy: Unicorns and Eunuchs: Lost and Found in Translation
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12.15pm Joanna Collicutt: The gift of the occasional offices: finding the sermon in the liturgy
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1.00pm Lunch break


Monday 13 September, Afternoon session 

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2.00pm      Sam Wells: Narrative Preaching
2.45pm Lucy Winkett: Poetic politics: preaching to the state we’re in
3.30pm Break
4.00pm Closing worship: Lighten Our Darkness



Tuesday 14 September

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9.30am      Jarel Robinson-Brown: Opening worship: The inextinguishable blaze
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10.00am     Alister McGrath: Labouring in the Lord’s Vineyard: Preaching and the Art of Winemaking
10.45am Break
11.15am Ellen Eames: Hopeful voices for an anxious Church
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12.00pm Pádraig Ó Tuama: What were you arguing about along the way? A reflection on Mark 9
12.30pm Lunch break
1.15pm Great Sacred Music
1.45pm Nadia Bolz-Weber: sermon
2.00pm Nadia Bolz-Weber, Doug Gay, Pádraig Ó Tuama: Making Connections
2.45pm Mark Oakley: The Language of the Shipwrecked: Preaching through Confusion
3.15pm Break
3.30pm Barbara Brown Taylor in conversation with Mark Oakley
4.00pm Break
4.10pm Barbara Brown Taylor: Closing sermon



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Otis Moss III
Sam Wells
Lucy Winkett
Steve Chalke
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