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Lay Preaching Seminar
Sunday, October 24, 2021, 12:00pm - 02:30pm
Contact The Rev. Holly Hoffmann
Lay Preaching Seminar
Sunday, October 24, 2021
12-2:30 pm on Zoom
Led by the Rev. Dr. Mark Jefferson, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary
The Rev. Dr. Mark Jefferson will lead a seminar for lay preachers to inspire and guide them in both inner, spiritual and practical preparation of sermons. 
This event is hosted by the churches of Mount Desert Island Episcopal Partnership (Church of Our Father, Hulls Cove, St. Saviour's, Bar Harbor, St. Andrew's and St. John's, Southwest Harbor) and open to others in the Diocese of Maine and Province 1. Folks who live on MDI may attend in person, if they desire. 
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For more information, please contact the Rev. Holly C. Hoffmann.
The Rev. Dr. Mark Jefferson holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Religion focusing on Homiletics from Emory University where he was a doctoral fellow for the Fund for Theological Exploration (FTE) and the Lilly Foundation. During his doctoral work, he received the W.E.B. Du Bois Award from the Candler School of Theology. He is an internationally respected preacher and teacher of preachers. He was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College and appeared in The Nassau Guardian (Bahamas). He has preached at churches such as: Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.; Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA; Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, PA; The House of Hope Atlanta, Decatur, GA; Friendship Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA; Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ; Alexandria Detention Center, Alexandria, VA and Bethel A.M.E, Hampton, VA among many others churches, conferences, chapels, public gatherings, and occasions. Dr. Jefferson was selected for the historic Lenten Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church, in Memphis, TN. VTS is honoring its 200th anniversary on October 15, 2023, and in contribution to this effort, Dr. Jefferson is currently preaching 200 sermons locally, nationally, and internationally in the years leading up to the Bicentennial Celebration.
For more on Dr. Jefferson, click here.
Location online via Zoom

143 State Street (mail to PO Box 4036) | Portland, ME 04101-4036 | Phone: (207) 772-1953 |