Cuddesdon sponsors Festival of Preaching

10th January 2019

Cuddesdon is delighted to be sponsoring the second Festival of Preaching taking place at Christ Church, Oxford on 8th - 10th September 2019. 

Speakers already confirmed include The Rt Revd Stephen Croft, Bishop of Oxford; former Cuddesdon Principal, The Very Revd Martyn Percy; former Cuddesdon tutors, Dr Paula Gooder and Revd Dr Margaret Whipp; best-selling US author and activist, Brian McLaren; Mark Oakley, Dean of St John’s College, Cambridge; and Rachel Mann, priest, poet, liturgist, music critic and author.

A programme of talks, seminars and workshops will aim to inspire, nurture and celebrate all who are called to proclaim the Gospel today.

Sessions already confirmed include:

·         Worship that destroys (and saves) the world

·         All-age preaching

·         Preaching the parables

·         Dangers in the pulpit

·         Sermons seldom held

Cuddesdon students are eligible to volunteer to staff the Festival which will allow them to sit in on many of the sessions - please email Sophie to volunteer at [email protected]

More information on the Festival can be found at