Skip to content »

The Word in Worship


Brian Hartley
Greenville College
315 East College Avenue
Greenville, IL  62246
[email protected]


Mission Statement

The work of the Word in Worship seminar is located at the intersection of preaching and worship. The mission or purpose of the seminar is to investigate and interpret for the church and the academy the conjunction or overlap of the proclaimed word and the content of the liturgy in which proclamation occurs. This is based on an understanding of or belief in the liturgical nature of the proclaimed word in worship


2018 Academy Meeting Agenda

Friday, January 5
10:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions

10:45 AM
Amy Schifrin   Rhetoric and Rituals of Fascism

1:30 PM
Mike Pasquarello   Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Confessing the Gospel as Protest

2:15 PM
Rich Voelz  "The Tongue of a Teacher: The Preacher as Transformational/Public Intellectual via Critical Pedagogy”

Saturday, January 6
9:30 AM
Andrew Wymer   Learning to Toss the Pulpit: A Homiletical Engagement of White and Black Rage

10:15 AM
Tim Lietzke   Dancing In the Streets: Perichoresis and the Connection of Luther's Homiletic to Social Action

11:00 AM
Seminar Wrap-Up and Election of Convener