Willimon Featured at Festival of Faith
“God Turned Toward You” will be the theme of the Festival of Faith featuring Will Willimon Jan. 8-9 at First Central Presbyterian Church.
Willimon, professor of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School, is the author of over 80 books. He is a former bishop in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.
A Pew research survey determined that he is one of the two most frequently read writers by pastors in mainline Protestantism. He is considered by many as one of America’s best-known and most influential preachers.
“The church considers this series not only to be of spiritual encouragement to Presbyterians but a gift to the entire community,” said Cliff Stewart, pastor of FCPC.
Willimon will speak on “Seeking, Searching God” during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services on Sunday, Jan. 8. He will speak on “How to be Saved” at 7 p.m. Sunday.
The series will continue at noon Monday, Jan. 9, with Willimon speaking on “The Future of Preaching”. Box lunches will be available for $5. (Reservation are requested by calling the church office, 677-3501 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Festival of Faith will wrap up at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, will the topic, “Worshippers in Training”