Registration

Program


November 9, 2017

9:30 am
Check In & Refreshments


10:00 am
Opening Worship


11:00 am: Seminar 1
Scene is the New Story!  


12:00 pm
Questions & Answers


12:15 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm: Seminar 2
Taking the Scenic Route!
Sermonic Scene Crafting
and Sequencing  


2:00 pm
Response and Dialogue


3:00 pm
Adjourn

Preaching Academy 2017

  The Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church presents the 4th Annual Preaching Academy with Rev. Dr. Alyce M. McKenzie.

The Rev. Dr. Alyce M. McKenzie is the George W. and Nell Ayers Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. She joined the faculty at Perkins in 2000. Dr. McKenzie, an ordained United Methodist elder since 1981, is currently a member of the North Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church where she has served on the Board of Ordained Ministry's Preparation and Qualifications Committee. Dr. McKenzie is the author of several books on preaching and biblical studies for small groups.

Rev. Dr. Alyce McKenzie’s books, Novel Preaching: Tips from Top Writers on Crafting Creative Sermons and What Not to Say: Avoiding the Common Mistakes that Can Sink Your Sermon will be available for purchase at the seminar.


Making a Scene in the Pulpit: Vivid Preaching for Visual Listeners

SEMINAR 1
Scene is the New Story! 
We often tell others “Don’t make a scene!” But this seminar offers the opposite advice! Make a scene — draw others into our drama! Today’s listeners are visual learners and have short attention spans. This seminar, instead of lamenting this reality, equips preachers to use it to their advantage, presenting their sermons as a series of memorable scenes that appeal to all five senses and speak to mind, heart and will.

SEMINAR 2
Taking the Scenic Route! Sermonic Scene Crafting and Sequencing  
This seminar explores how to craft individual scenes to draw listeners into the sacred story and how to sequence them for maximum impact on listeners. We will also discuss the benefits of preaching in scenes for dynamic delivery.

Date: November 9, 2017
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place:
First United Methodist Church Theatre
420 N Nevada Avenue. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

420 N Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719.471.8522
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