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St. Olaf celebrates 500th anniversary of Lutheran Reformation

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany. “He intended to spur an academic discussion but ultimately wound up triggering a historic and theological earthquake that changed the world. The repercussions – positive and negative – can still be seen today,” says St. Olaf Continue Reading…

Church presents on Martin Luther

CONSTANTINE — Messiah Lutheran Church in Constantine held a two-part series on Martin Luther (1483-1546) on March 8 and March 15, the first two in a five-part series “500 Years of Reform and Renewal — Our Reformation Heritage” on key figures of the Reformation era. This year is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation movement. Historians Continue Reading…

‘Welcoming the Stranger: Refugees at the Core of the Lutheran World Federation’

International expert on refugee issues and the work of the church to lecture at Luther College’s Liberating Grace conference, March 31-April 1. Ralston Deffenbaugh, assistant general secretary for International Affairs and Human Rights with the Lutheran World Federation based in Geneva, Switzerland, will provide the plenary address for Luther College’s Liberating Grace conference. The address, Continue Reading…

Little Flower Roman Catholic and Faith Lutheran Celebrate 500th Anniversary of Lutheran Reformation

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – On Sunday, March 19, at 2 pm, at Little Flower Roman Catholic Church of Berkeley Heights, the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation will be celebrated by Little Flower and Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence.  The community is invited to attend. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and anti-Nazi Continue Reading…