500 Years of Evangelical Reformation

500 Years of Evangelical Reformation 1517-2017

When Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-five Theses” on the church door in Wittenberg in 1517, no one expected the breadth of evangelical reforms in Christian teaching and practice that followed. In every dimension of Christian faith a renewed trust in God’s forgiving mercy replaced a reliance on teachings and practices that, like the sale of indulgences, were vulnerable to abuse and corruption.

Preaching a few years later, Luther said, “I opposed indulgences … but never with force. I simply taught, preached, and wrote God’s Word; otherwise I did nothing. I did nothing; the Word did everything.” When he began to propose reforms in worship, he wrote similar words. “This is the sum of the matter: let everything be done so that the Word may have free course.”

Nearly 500 years later, the results of this evangelical confidence in God’s forgiving and liberating Word are evident today in Christian communities of all types. In the years leading to 2017 ELCA members, congregations and synods will observe the anniversary of this evangelical reformation in a variety of ways with numerous partners. – See more at: http://elca.org/News-and-Events/500-Years-of-the-Evangelical-Reformation#sthash.wlersNpJ.dpuf

Jul
23
Sun
9:00 am Worship/Holy Communion @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Worship/Holy Communion @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
10:15 am Fellowship Coffee @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Fellowship Coffee @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jul 23 @ 10:15 am
If you can’t join us for services, please join us for Fellowship Coffee and snacks after.
Jul
25
Tue
9:00 am Food Pantry @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Food Pantry @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
3:30 pm Coming Home Project @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Coming Home Project @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Coming Home Project @ Trinity Lutheran Church | Green Bay | Wisconsin | United States
This is a mission near and dear to us. Youth who participate in the Coming Home Project could use donated snacks. They gather most Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 3:30-7:00 pm. They could use: chex mix,
Jul
26
Wed
9:00 am TLC Quilters @ Trinity Lutheran Church
TLC Quilters @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
9:00 am TLC Quilters
TLC Quilters
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am
 
5:00 pm Confirmation at Resurrection Lut...
Confirmation at Resurrection Lut...
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Confirmation at Resurrection Lutheran – 5:00-6:30 pm