Lester Randall Preaching Fellowship 2013

A TORONTO FESTIVAL OF PREACHING

Sun. Nov. 3 - Tues. Nov. 5
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.

Theme: Preaching For Tomorrow – the Horizon of Hope

Sermons | Lectures | Workshops | Fellowship

An event for clergy sponsored by:
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, in partnership with Metropolitan United Church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and Timothy Eaton Memorial Church (United)

And in association with:
Emmanuel College, Trinity College, McMaster Divinity College, Wycliffe College, Huron College, Tyndale Seminary, Knox College and Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

Keynote Speakers:
The Rev. Dr. David J. Lose
The Rev. Dr. Jana L. Childers
The Rev. Dr. John M. Buchanan
The Rev. Dr. Paul Scott Wilson

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Event Schedule

Sunday, November 3

*Sunday Morning Preaching Schedule

• St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Rev. Dr. John Buchanan
• Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
   Lester Randall Sunday - Rev. Dr. Jana Childers
• Timothy Eaton Memorial Church - Rev. Dr. David Lose
• Metropolitan United - 195th anniversary
   25th anniversary of Malcolm Sinclair's ministry - Rev. Dr. Malcolm Sinclair

5 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. -  Advance Registration

*Sunday Evening - 7 p.m. • Opening Worship - Dr. David Lose
"Marking the Thin Places" (Genesis 28:10-28)

8:30pm - Panel discussion featuring the four keynote speakers
• Reception to follow

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Monday, November 4

Monday Morning

• 8 a.m. Registration & Coffee
• 9 a.m. Opening Chapel - Rev. Dr. Jana Childers preaching "Doing the Math" (Joshua 4:1-9);
Liturgist - Rev. Will Ingram; Organist - William  Maddox BMus, FTCL
• 9:30 a.m. Plenary - Rev. Dr. Paul Scott Wilson
  “Preaching as Poetry in an Age of Math”

• 10:30 - Break
• 11 a.m. Workshop Session One
  1. Survival Skills for the Preacher
- Rev. Dr. John Buchanan
  2. Preaching as Parable - Rev. Dr. Michael Knowles
  3. Preaching in a Multicultural World - Rev. Dr. Daniel Wong
  4. Reading the Image, Reading the Text - Rev. Dr. Gail Ricciuti
  5. Preaching Resurrection - Rev. Dr. Todd Townshend
  6. Using Stories in Sermons - Rev. Dr. Annette Brownlee
  7. Preaching as a Matter of Death and Life - Rev. Dr. Peter Holmes  

Lunch 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Monday Afternoon

• 1:30 p.m. Plenary - David Lose
  “Preaching in the Age of Digital Pluralism”
• 2:45 p.m. Workshop Session Two
  1. Preaching Ourselves into the Biblical Story
- Rev. Dr. David Lose
  2. Preaching as Parable - Rev. Dr. Michael Knowles
  3. Redeeming Lectio Continua - Rev. Dr. Kevin Livingston
  4. Reading the Image, Reading the Text - Rev. Dr. Gail Ricciuti
  5. It Takes Courage - Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling
  6. Preaching the Hero - Rev. Dr. Malcolm Sinclair
• 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. - Break
• 4:15 - 5:00 p.m - Chapel - Rev. Dr. Paul Scott Wilson
"The Beauty of the Unbeautiful" - Isaiah 52:13-53:12;
Liturgist - Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling; Host - Rev. Kevin Robertson;
Organist - William Maddox BMus, FTCL (CCDP Sanctuary)
• 5 p.m. - Reception - (CCDP Elliot Hall)
• 6 p.m. Dinner YP - Heritage Rm

Monday Evening

• *7:30 p.m. - Donald and Margery Tow Lectureship in Preaching
• Rev. Dr. John Buchanan (YP Sanctuary)
  "What in the World will Become of Us? Does the Church have a Future?"

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Tuesday, November 5

Tuesday Morning

• 9 a.m. Plenary - Rev. Dr. Jana Childers
  “Humble Truths: Creativity & the Preacher's Ego”
• 10 a.m. Workshop Session Three
  1. Body - The Spirit's Message Board - Rev. Dr. Jana Childers
  2. Allowing the Word's Beauty to be Heard - Rev. Dr. Paul S. Wilson
  3. Exegetical Skills for Expository Preaching - Rev. Dr. Fred Penney
  4. Preaching Resurrection - Rev. Dr. Todd Townshend
  5. It Takes Courage - Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling
  6. Using Stories in Sermons - Rev. Dr. Annette Brownlee
  7. Preaching Toward the Horizons of Healthy Congregations - Rev. Will Ingram
• 11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Break
• 11:15 - noon - Chapel - Rev. Dr. John Buchanan preaching
  The Risky Business of Preaching and Listening to Sermons - Acts 20:7-12

12:00 p.m. Lunch in the Heritage Room

*indicates portions of the event open to the public at no charge - offering to be taken Sunday and envelopes available for Monday. All other events will be open to those who register (lay, clergy and students)

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Registration Fee
(includes Monday lunch, dinner, coffee breaks and a wine and cheese reception)
$245 after **October 11**

Full time students receive a $50 discount at registration.

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CCDP is Christ Church Deer Park Anglican Church located directly across the street from Yorkminster Park.

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