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The Emerging Preachers Award

Hello and welcome to the submission application for the 2023 Emerging Preachers Award. 


In order to qualify for this award, you must be  


- A seminarian enrolled in a seminary. 

- All seminarians from all faith traditions are welcome to apply.


Preachers will be critiqued on the basis of content and delivery by a panel of Unitarian Universalist ministers. The winner of this award will be honored during The DIstillery: A Unitarian Universalist Preaching Conference and recieve a cash prize of $1000.00 USD (One Thousand United States Dollars). To register for the conference please visit


There is a submission fee is $20 which can be made BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK 


In the payment notes please enter your name and the words: "Emerging Preachers Award" 

Submissions are accepted from February 7th to April 1, 2024

Submissions have closed. Thank you for your participation!


For questions, please e-mail

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