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Community Church Press
The Charles A. Trentham Homiletics Award is an annual award given for the best sermon reflecting the spirit and values of the Community Church Movement submitted each year for publication in the Inclusive Pulpit Journal.  It is conferred at the Annual Conference of the International Council of Communtiy Churches.  The deadline for submission of manuscripts for the year 2015 issue of the Journal is April 15, 2015.  Selection of the recipient of this award will be made by the Community Church Press Editorial Board and the Inclusive Pulpit editor(s).  A $250 stipen accompanies this award.  For further information or to submit manuscripts for publication, please contact the Council Office ICCC60423@sbcglobal.net.  

Editorial Board Richard Griffith, Robert Puckett, Nicholas Brame, Bob Harris, Larry & Carolyn Dipboye, Dorothy Bascom, William Samuels, Denise Sager 


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2017 Homiletics Award Winner:
God’s Table is Inclusive of All Peoples
by Ella B. Clay


2016 winner, Rev. Joseph D. Sellepack
Words Fail, Love Wins
2015 winner.Rev. Dr. William F. Schnell
We Believe.  In You. 

2014 winner, Rev. Herbert F. Freitag

Jesus Might Be The Answer…But What Is The Question?
2013 winner, Rev. R. Tim Meadows
True Worship
2012 winner, Rev. Rhonda Blevins

What Are You Doing Here?
2011 winner, Rev. Fran Salone-Pelletier

Devoted to Community
2010 winner, Rev. Martin C. Singley III

Skeletons in the Closet
2009 winner, Elder Harry F. Foockle
Obama, the ICCC and Me

2008 winner, Rev. William F. Schnell
One Church

2007 winner, Rev. Dr. Robert Puckett
To Be A Man

2006 winner, Rev. Dr. Keith R. Haverkamp
How Big Is Your Table?
2005 winner, Rev. Paul Drake
Unity in Diversity
2004 winner, Rev. Dr. Jeffrey R. Newhall
Receiving Into Our Heart
2003 winner, Rev. Dr. C. George Fry
God is Good-Always
2002 winner, Rev. Dr. C. David Matthews
Tragedy and God’s Will
2001 winner, Rev. Robert A. Fread
One Baptism
2000 winner, Rev. David H. Blanchett
A Single Point of Difference
1999 winner, Rev. Herbert Freitag
Children of the Same God
1998 winner, Rev. Martin C. Singley, III
Living in an Open Circle
1997 winner, Rev. Virginia Leopold
The Never Ending Journey