Each year the Preaching Festival focuses on a different group of historical Christians whose journeys and testimonies are an encouragement and inspiration. This year we honor: John Foxe, John Owen, John Berridge, Francis Asbury, J. C. Ryle, and Eugenia Price. The weekend is a great venue for gay and lesbian Christians to learn, connect, worship and relax in Ocean Grove, a National Historic Landmark resort offering the beach, boardwalk and the largest collection of Victorian architecture in the nation.
Friday October 7 – Registration starts at 4pm.
Saturday October 8 – Sermons, activities and free time
Sunday October 9 – Worship Service, testimonies, meals with departure at 1pm
Room, Meals and all Festival Events Cost is $200.00 for double accommodation and food for the entire weekend. Single accommodation and food is $280.00.
(This weekend is subsidized by EC.)
Conference registration steps
Register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Evangelicals Concerned and Dr. Ralph Blair
Evangelicals Concerned (EC) is a national network of gay and lesbian evangelical Christians. EC has been supporting the gay and lesbian community and integration of sexuality and Christian faith since 1975 by providing hope, encouragement, teaching and fellowship. Through conferences and publications EC’s mission is to spread the Good News of God’s grace and peace in Christ to a people called to lives of grateful service. This year our speaker and preacher will be Dr. Ralph Blair, founder and president of Evangelicals Concerned, Inc. Dr. Blair founded The Homosexual Community Counseling Center in New York City and is a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City.
Ocean Grove is easily accessible from New York, Philadelphia and Newark airport. For more information and directions go to http://www.oceangrovenj.com/ and click on Directions.
Space is limited, so do sign up right away!