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2024 Preachers of the Week

Lakeside Senior Director of Religious Life & Pastoral Care Rev. Dr. Charles Yoost has once again invited a diverse lineup of Preachers of the Week for the 2024 season. Join them during Chautauqua Community Worship Services, Faith for Living and Vespers throughout the summer.

Rev. Dr. Gregory Sterling
May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend Guest Preacher)
Dean of the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut — Supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment

Rev. Dr. Angela Williams Gorrell
June 2-6 —
Author & Public Theologian in Redondo Beach, California — Supported by Steve & Jane Anderson

Rev. Dr. Dennis Miller
June 9-13 —
Senior Pastor at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church in Tipp City, Ohio — Supported by the Rev. Dr. Bud Cox Endowment

Dr. Jon Pahl
June 16-20 (104th Lutheran Chautauqua Week) —
Peter Paul & Elizabeth Hagan Professor of the History of Christianity at United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia/Gettysburg, Pennsylvania — Supported in part by the Lutheran Chautauqua

Rev. Andrew Forrest
June 23-27 —
Senior Pastor at Asbury Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma — Supported by Barbara Martin and Jim & Betty Jane Young

Rev. Dr. Stephen Cady II
June 30-July 3 —
President of the Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas — Supported by the Rev. Dr. T. Mac & Susan Hood

Rev. Grace Imathiu
July 7-11 —
Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Evanston, Illinois — Supported by Bill & Nancy Carlson

Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana
July 14-18 —
Writer, Pastor, Speaker & Ministry Coach in Herndon, Virginia — Supported by the Ruth C. Shannon Endowment

Rev. Dr. Jim Wallis
July 21-25 —
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Chair in Faith & Justice at Georgetown University; Founder of Sojourners Community; former Editor of Sojourners magazine in Washington, D.C. — Supported by Jim & Susan Hackbarth and Ted & Rosy Walkenhorst

Rev. Dr. Gary Simpson
July 28-Aug. 1 —
Senior Pastor at Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, New York; Associate Professor of Preaching & Pastoral Formation at Drew University Theological School in Madison, New Jersey — Supported by the Knobel Family Endowment

Rev. Dr. Julie Faith Parker
Aug. 4-8 —
Visiting Scholar at Union Theological Seminary; Biblical Scholar in Residence at Marble Collegiate Church in New York, New York — Supported by the Hottenroth Family

Rev. Dr. Karoline M. Lewis
Aug. 11-15 —
Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota — Supported by the Rev. Dr. Charles & Barbara Yoost Endowment

Rev. Dr. Jim Somerville
Aug. 18-22 —
Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia — Supported by the Charles & Susan Baker Family Endowment

Rev. Matthew Laferty
Aug. 25 (Guest Preacher) —
Executive Director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office in Rome, Italy — Supported by Rev. Dr. Ned & Shirley Dewire Endowment

Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue Jr.
Sept. 1 (Labor Day Weekend Guest Preacher)
Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Michigan — Supported by Michael Henderson


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