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Community Church Press
The Charles A. Trentham Homiletics Award was an annual award given for the best sermon reflecting the spirit and values o
f the Community Church Movement submitted each year for publication in the Inclusive Pulpit Journal.  It was conferred at the Annual Conference of the International Council of Community Churches.  
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2021 winner, Rev. Don Ashmall
Still Standing There

2020 winner, Rev. Bob Fread
Sound of Silence

2019 winner, Rev. Rhonda Blevins
When Pigs Fly

2018 winner, Rev. Karen Neely
2017 winner, Rev. 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 Meadow
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