National Press Club

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Pastor Rick Warren & the opening of the Museum of the Bible

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Pastor Rick Warren & the opening of the Museum of the Bible

October 16, 2017 12:30 PM

Location: Holeman Lounge


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Dr. Rick Warren, founder and senior pastor of evangelical megachurch Saddleback Church in California and a member of the board of directors of the Museum of the Bible, will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Monday, October 16. Dr. Warren will discuss the mission and features of the new Museum of the Bible, which is scheduled to open this coming November in Washington, DC.

The Museum of the Bible, set to open its 40-foot-tall bronze doors this fall, will be housed in a 430,000-square-foot building just two blocks from the National Mall. According to the Museum’s website, the new facility will make use of “cutting-edge technology to bring the Bible to life” and “will span time, space, and cultures, inviting everyone to engage with the Bible.” The Museum will feature several permanent sections, as well as space for temporary exhibits, several research labs and libraries, and a rooftop biblical garden and restaurant.

Dr. Warren is founder of Saddleback Church, where he has been senior pastor for more than 30 years. He also oversees a global alliance of pastors through the Purpose Driven Network and the online community he established to provide sermons and other practical resources for ministers.

Lunch will be served in the club’s Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets.

For all ticketing-related questions, please email or call (202) 662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase. To submit a question for the speaker in advance, put BIBLE in the subject line and email to The deadline for submitting questions in advance is 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

NPC Members who have a paid reservation to the Luncheon and wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must send their RSVP via email to at least 48 hours before the date of the Luncheon. Space may be limited.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561

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