2021 O&F Meeting

Dr. Schade is passionate about preaching that builds bridges and develops collaborative efforts around divisive issues in the church. Her sermon – dialogue – sermon methodology is based on her research with nearly 2000 clergy and laity. Her methodology for preaching helps clergy and congregations navigate potential divisions that might grow out of prophetic preaching.

Ordering the book

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Worship from the event

Orders & Fellowship 2021 — Bishop's day 2 sermon

Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. modeled the sermon-dialogue-sermon method while delivering the closing worship message in the first of two Orders & Fellowship sessions. This message was recorded via Zoom on ...

Orders & Fellowship 2021 — Bishop's day 1 sermon

Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. provides a sermon explaining the concept of "preaching in the purple zone," which was the topic of the 2021 Orders & Fellowship clergy gathering and training workshop. Download...

Presentations from the event

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Ministry in a House Divided Discovering our Theologies of Conflict
Deliberative Dialogue Preaching Across the Divide
Planning, Implementing Sermon-Dialogue-Sermon