Last July, St. Luke’s hosted its first preaching workshop with Rev. Dr. Kimberly Wagner. Open to members and friends of the St. Luke’s community, the workshop gave new insight to what creative and faithful community-building could look like through the art of proclamation. After stimulating discussion on craft and an invigorating round of 60-second sermons,
Did you know that St. Luke’s has a brand new Preaching-Learning Community? Lutherans believe that God calls all sorts of people to proclaim God’s word, not only people who work as pastors. By God’s grace, each of us belongs to the priesthood of all believers. What qualifies us to preach is the call of God and the call of the community…
Together we will cover a (re)introduction to preaching, explore creative homiletics, and use some fun exercises to practice together.
The time has come to hear some engaging tales from the cutting room floor.
Often, when I take a breath before my sermon, I recall the calm that first came over me when preaching at St. Luke’s sometime ago the first time I realized without a doubt this is what I am supposed to be doing.