The Episcopal Preaching Foundation
Forming Powerful Preachers
Why Is Preaching Important in the Episcopal Church?
Preaching Is the #1 Reason Given for Choosing a House of Worship
Compelling preachers proclaim Good News that stirs the imagination, transforms the heart, and makes way for changed lives in action in the world. Sermons are cited by three out of four worshippers as the major factor in attracting them to religious services, according to a recent Gallup poll. People place a high value on pulpit messages that teach about scripture, and they long for a connection between faith and their daily lives.
One Mission. Many Voices.
The mission of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation is to inspire, form, and equip preachers to propel people on journeys of faith through dynamic preaching in the Episcopal Church.
Book Review: Small Preaching: 25 Little Things You Can Do Now to Become a Better PreacherSmall Preaching by Jonathan Pennington works off the premise that preachers can significantly improve their skills by attending to small skills and strategies without having to entirely reinvent their preaching […]
ChatGPT Sermon examplesIn the Summer 2023 issue of Kerygma, author Kate Spelman explores the role of artificial intelligence for developing sermons. Read the article. She asked ChatGPT to write some sermons for […]
Preaching in a Hurting World Online Preaching Conference (PEP II)
When it feels like the whole world is traumatized, where does a preacher start? Between the economy…the environment…Ukraine… our divided country, it’s no wonder our parishioners are overstressed. And what […]
Celebration Eucharist for Lay Preachers
Join us at Washington National Cathedral for a special service of Holy Eucharist to celebrate the completion of the Preaching Foundation’s Lay Preacher Training Initiative curriculum by 30 new preachers […]
J-Term Preaching Intensive at Candler School of Theology
Formation in preaching instruction offered to Anglican Studies students at Candler (credit course) and for continuing education credits in the Diocese of Atlanta. For more information, please fill out this […]
Preaching Excellence Program 2024
Episcopal Preaching Foundation will again gather 50-60 people for an all-expenses-paid week of formation around preaching. Since 1988, the Episcopal Preaching Foundation has worked with deans and homiletics professors from […]