Three new resources complement those that are already available to help congregations, groups and individuals celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this fall.
“The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness” by the Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, at right, is intended to deepen understanding of “The Book of Concord.”
Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations can host a screening of the new full-length film “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” at a movie theater in their community.
The inaugural event of the Synod’s yearlong observance highlights Luther as a servant of God’s Word.
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, hosts the Synod’s inaugural event for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation — including a lecture, worship and a meal.
Those interested in Lutheranism, history and the Church can now learn more about all three in the October issue of “The Lutheran Witness.”
Some 15 representatives of LCMS partner organizations, Synod officers and history experts review plans for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.
Worship opportunities, outreach grants, Web resources and a documentary are some of the ways the Synod and its partners plan to mark the 500th Reformation anniversary.
Release of the 3-minute video from LCMS Youth Ministry coincides with Reformation Day on Oct. 31.