The Joy of Preaching with Will Willimon

Date(s) - January 23, 2016
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Christ Church Cathedral

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“Christian preaching is that joyful vocation whereby we are called to talk about Jesus Christ rather than ourselves, our assumed needs, or even our congregations.” (from Will Willimon’s new book ‘How Odd of God: Called to the Vocation of Preaching’, Westminster / John Knox, Fall, 2015) This workshop will focus upon sustaining the peculiar qualities required for Christian preaching as a theological task.

This event will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 690  Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2L1.


Bishop Willimon will preach at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver at both Sunday morning services on January 24, 2016.

William Henry Willimon is an American theologian and bishop in the United Methodist Church, who served the North Alabama Conference. He is currently Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School. He is former Dean of the Chapel at Duke University and is considered by many as one of America’s best-known and most influential preachers. A Pulpit & Pew Research on Pastoral Leadership survey determined that he was one of the two most frequently read writers by pastors in mainline Protestantism alongside Henri Nouwen. His books have sold over a million copies. He is also Editor-At-Large of The Christian Century.

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