National Festival of Young Preachers

2018 National Festival of Young Preachers Registration Open!


We are pleased to announce the opening of registration for the 9th Annual National Festival of Young Preachers, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia at the Hilton Atlanta Airport, January 2-5, 2018. Make plans now to attend and register to secure your spot. More news of Festival enhancements will soon be announced. We expect the upcoming National Festival to be the best yet!


Registration includes:

• 3 nights of hotel accommodation

• 4 complimentary meals

• Outstanding programming, including an opportunity to hear well-known preachers and attend a variety of classes on preaching

• Occasion to meet and get to know Young Preachers from throughout the United States and a wide variety of faith traditions

• Opportunity to preach a sermon and receive a professional sermon evaluation as well as face-to-face time with the evaluator

• One year membership in the Academy of Preachers ($25 value)

• Professionally video recording of your sermon and upload to the AoP YouTube channel

• Opportunity to digitally submit your sermon to be included in the 2018 Book of Sermons


Young Preacher Registration


General Registration (Mentor, Observer, Staff)


Scholarships are available, please contact Kelly Carpenter at kelly@ntcumc.org for more information