Marvin McMickle Featured at 2016 Summer Preaching Seminar

Marvin McMickle

Dr. Marvin McMickle

United Theological Seminary will hold its 15th annual Summer Preaching Seminar from Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2016, hosted on United’s campus at 4501 Denlinger Rd., Dayton, Ohio. During this special three-day preaching seminar, guest speaker Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, will guide participants through a rich experience in homiletics centered on the theme “Be My Witness: A Theology of Preaching for the 21st Century.”

Based on Acts 1:6-8, in which Jesus tells his disciples, “Be my witnesses,” this year’s Summer Preaching Seminar will challenge 21st century leaders to think about the content and context of their sermons through the lens of 1st century discipleship.

Rev. Dr. McMickle is the author of numerous books on preaching and a member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Following a career of pastoral, academic and public service, Rev. Dr. McMickle was elected president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in 2011.

Learn more and register at united.edu/summer-preaching-seminar-witness/.


United Theological Seminary is a graduate professional school of The United Methodist Church offering masters and doctoral theological degrees and continuing education with programs offered on campus and online. United’s goal is to educate dynamic, Spirit-led leaders who will renew the church for the mission of Jesus Christ in the world.

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