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Celebrating the Church Year in Verse and Rhyme (presented by J. Barrie Shepherd)



A Presbyterian Outlook 90-minute webinar presented by J. Barrie Shepherd

Tuesday, January 28 2014 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT)


Is there a poet hiding inside your soul? Are you a preacher that’s ready to bring fresh color to move your congregation? Are you ready to spice up your congregation’s liturgy in ways that evoke depth responses and produce lasting memories? One of the most renowned church poet-preachers of the past 40 years wants to share his gifts, his heart, his skills with you.

This webinar includes:

  • Finding your inner poet.
  • Unleashing your imagination in pulpit and liturgy.
  • Learning seasoned poets’ best techniques.
  • Discovering fresh resources in literature.
  • Exploring the role of poetry in the liturgical seasons.


Barrie Shepherd has published 15 books of poetry, preaching and prayer and over 600 poems in the Presbyterian Outlook, New Republic, Christian Century, National Catholic Reporter, Christian Science Monitor, America, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and many other publications. He is minister emeritus of historic First Presbyterian Church in NYC, and has been guest preacher in many major pulpits in US, Europe, Africa. He also has served as Lyman Beecher lecturer at Yale and William Beldon Noble lecturer at Harvard.


Click here  to purchase the on-demand web replay  – $29.95 

Click here to order a DVD of the webinar – $43.95 

For group pricing, to register a group and if you have any other questions, please contact Jana Blazek at or 800-446-6008 ext 758.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Presbyterian Writers Guild.