WHY IS PREACHING IMPORTANT IN THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH?
Preaching is the #1 Reason Given in Recent Surveys For Choosing a House of Worship
Sermons are cited by three out of four worshippers as the major factor in attracting them to religious services, according to a Gallup poll in 2017. Responders to the survey said they place a high value on pulpit messages that teach about scripture and they long for messages from the pulpit that help them make a connection between faith and their daily lives.
“The Wedding Sermon” on The Power of Love delivered by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry (who is also the EPF’s Honorary Chair) served as a timely reminder of the power of the sermon to touch hearts and delievered a powerful message