We’re excited that Cely Chicurel and Sharon Schulze will be joining us for a participatory Arts Village on Thursday, October 26, before dinner and opening worship on the first day of the festival. Early Bird registration has been extended through September 15, and student registration is always $10. Click HERE to sign up!
Watch this video of Dr. Carolyn Sharp lecturing at Yale Divinity School on “Prophetic Witness and Public Leadership.” We’re so excited that Dr. Sharp will be joining us in October!
Homegrown planning team member Rev. Dr. Rose Cornelious was featured in an article on Women of Impact in Cary Living Magazine. Read it HERE.
Registration is now LIVE for the 2017 NC Women’s Preaching Festival! Click here to register. We look forward to seeing you in October!
We are pleased to announce this year’s Homegrown: NC Women’s Preaching Festival theme, Her Prophetic Voice!
Save the dates, October 26-27, 2017, at Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC.
This year’s featured preachers will be Rev. Shyrl Hinnant-Uzzell and Rev. Dr. Carolyn Sharp.
Registration details and schedule TBA.
The sun is shining in Durham and we are ready to host clergywomen from around North Carolina this Thursday and Friday, October 13-14, for the 2016 HOMEGROWN NC Women’s Preaching Festival: Her Voice Through the Seasons.
Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew around the state.
The festival is just a few weeks away, and we’re excited to share more details about the schedule!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13
3:30 OPENING GATHERING: CARLA GREGG-KEARNS
- Sheryl Wilson – And what does the Lord require of you?
- Lori Pistor/Sharon Wheeler – Reimagining Special Services
- Betty Morton – Self-Care: The Foundation of Success in Life and Work
5:30-6 REGISTRATION CONTINUES
7:00 EVENING GATHERING – CARLA GREGG-KEARNS
- Rebecca Reyes preaching on the Seasons of Life
- Kim Gaubault – Spoken Word
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
8:30-9:00 REGISTRATION CONTINUES; BREAKFAST SNACKS AVAILABLE
9:00-9:30 MORNING PRAYERS – KATE BLAKELY, JENNA LINDBO
9:30-10:45 PREACHING THE SEASONS
- Katie Crow
- Alma Tinoco Ruiz
- Shryl Hinnant-Uzzell
10:45-11:15 BREAK (ART TOURS/ARTISTS AVAILABLE; RESOURCE TABLE)
11:15-12:30 3 WORKSHOPS/PANELS
- Pat Daggett – Writing through the Seasons
- Christine Burket Parton – Preaching
- The Spirit Moves: Artists Panel – Angela Yarber, Amy Huacani, Jenna Lindbo
1:30-2:45 WORKSHOPS AND/OR PANELS
- Rose Cornelious – Preaching Women in Scripture
- Kate Blakely, Susan Dunlap – Stone Soup Panel
- Beth Kennett – How can I be a feminist and preach God’s love for all?
3:00-3:45 CLOSING GATHERING – SHARON WHEELER, WITH KIM GAUBAULT
Check out the September/October 2016 issue of Cary Magazine, which features an article on women clergy, including Homegrown planning team member Rev. Carla Gregg-Kearns. You can read “Finding Their Own Voices” online here.
Listen to the playlists below, as Rev. Rose Cornelious and Rev. Carla Gregg-Kearns interview each other about their lives and ministry, and the Homegrown: NC Women’s Preaching Festival.