Reformation 500 Celebration Day
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Families, congregations and schools will join in a day-long festival on the Concordia University Chicago campus, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Lutherans throughout the region are encouraged to attend the event, jointly sponsored by Concordia University Chicago and the LCMS Northern Illinois District. A renaissance-faire atmosphere will provide educational, dramatic and spiritual activities for children of all ages. Adult seminars will engage important topics related to Lutheran history, education, missions and family life. The day concludes with an afternoon festival Reformation worship service featuring a region-wide children’s choir.
For more information and to register go to www.cuchicago.edu/reformation
Concordia Chicago is located at 7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois, 60305. (Free parking for this event in the deck on Bonnie Brae, bordering the east side of campus.)
Other Reformation Events in October at CU-Chicago
Johann Sebastian Bach’s Clavierübung, Part III Performances
March – October, 2017
Let the Books Tell the Story: J.S. Bach’s Bible and Reformation Treasures
Exhibition Opening: October 8
Reformation 500 Celebration Day – A family event for the Northern Illinois District and area congregations.
October 28, 2017
The Reformation at 500: An Interdenominational Conversation – Key leaders of major church bodies discuss points of divergence and convergence among the three historic branches emerging from the Reformation controversies
October 30, 2017