500th Anniversary of Reformation

M-LutherOctober 31, 2017, will mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany – an act that sparked the Lutheran Reformation.

We invite and encourage you to become involved even now in the ELCA’s observance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by visiting and bookmarking ELCA500.org, a growing hub of resources, events and news surrounding preparation for the observance. You also can follow current developments on Facebook at ELCA Reformation 500.


Read 500th Anniversary News Release ~ Bulletin Inserts
GLC Calendar of Events
Learn More

Wartburg Theological Seminary shares “Connections: Faith and Life“, a resource with four units of six sessions each to walk through: Living Faithfully (The Ten Commandments), Living Confidently (The Apostles’ Creed), Living Spiritually (The Lord’s Prayers), Living Freely (The Sacraments).

Videos to Watch

Visit the German observance site, http://www.luther2017.de/en/

ELCA – Teaching (learn more)

Fortress Press (learn more)

Living Lutheran (Magazine)


“What a great thing and how pleasing it is to the Lord to keep the faith,
to fear and revere his commandments,
and not to withdraw from him but to persevere in true godliness of heart.”
 -Martin Luther (Luther’s Works, 7:77)



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