Reformation Anniversary

Follow in Luther’s footsteps with new Reformation resources

Three new resources complement those that are already available to help congregations, groups and individuals celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this fall.

Concordia Seminary releases book on Luther’s writings

“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.”

LCMS congregations may host free screening of new Luther movie

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.

Synod begins 500th Reformation-anniversary year

The inaugural event of the Synod’s yearlong observance highlights Luther as a servant of God’s Word.

Inaugural LCMS Reformation-celebration event set for Nov. 6

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, hosts the Synod’s inaugural event for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation — including a lecture, worship and a meal.

In October’s ‘Lutheran Witness’

Those interested in Lutheranism, history and the Church can now learn more about all three in the October issue of “The Lutheran Witness.”

Reformation 2017 to focus on Gospel, outreach

Some 15 representatives of LCMS partner organizations, Synod officers and history experts review plans for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

Plans taking shape for 2017 Reformation celebration

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.

Board of Directors marks progress on Wittenberg Project

Work is expected to be complete in time for the building’s dedication planned for May.

New Gathering video emphasizes ‘stand in Christ alone’

Release of the 3-minute video from LCMS Youth Ministry coincides with Reformation Day on Oct. 31.

Golter to lead 2017 Reformation celebration, ‘Preach the Word’ effort

The Rev. Randall Golter will lead the Synod’s 2017 Reformation-celebration planning and the new LCMS preaching-enhancement program.