Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS is hosting the Young Preachers Festival to share a great vision of raising up and equipping the next generation of leaders for The United Methodist Church and want to partner in this endeavor. The Festival is designed to:
- foster a call to ministry
- provide networking and support to those discerning and pursuing a call to ministry
- provide practical tools and training in sermon preparation and presentation
- provide guidance to hone these skills through the opportunity to give a sermon and receive feedback
for the Festival include several leading preachers from the denomination, including Adam Hamilton, Sarah Heath, Kevin Murriel, Jerusha Neal, Charley Reeb, and Scott Chrostek.
As a unique opportunity for 2018, the Festival will be held concurrently with the South Central Jurisdiction Bishops’ Week
, providing a great opportunity for participants to meet and interact with several active bishops. The Opening Session of the Festival will feature a greeting from the Bishops and a presentation on Excellence in Wesleyan Preaching. Opportunity to continue the conversation follows the Opening Session at a lunch with the Bishops, which is sure to enrich the Festival participants’ experience.
Details for the Festival can be found at youngpreachersfestival.org.