Advanced Thematic Preaching

Type: Intensive, Online, Synchronous
Units: 3
Days: MON - TUE - WED - THU - FRI
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Academic Year: 2023 - 2024
Start Date: 01/22/2024
End Date: 01/26/2024
Approval Required: Yes

Introduction to Cross Cultural Preaching

This is an advanced online synchronous course in thematic preaching intended for students with preaching experience who seek to further develop their own unique preaching presence and voice. Topics will focus on thematic development, use of poetic voice, effective sermon construction, pulpit presence, and preaching through the liturgical year. This course utilizes a high level of peer collaboration and review. All religious traditions are welcome.

Starr King thresholds: 1. Life in Religious Community and Interfaith Engagement 2. Prophetic Witness and Work 6. Theology in Culture and Context 7. Educating for Wholeness and Liberation and MFC Competency 1. Worship and Rites of Passage.

This course is for M.Div students and will be evaluated based on sermons and class participation.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Cross Cultural Preaching.

Class meets January 22-26, 2024.
Maximum enrollment:15. Auditors excluded.

Faculty Consent Required. Registration is contingent upon faculty approval.
1. Students will self-enroll in the course to be placed on the waitlist. 2. Complete the required faculty consent questionnaire.

For questions regarding Faculty Consent, please contact