500th anniversary of Reformation celebration planned (NW Ohio Synod)

MARION – On two Saturdays, July 29 and Oct. 21, during this 500th Anniversary Year of the Protestant Reformation initiated by Martin Luther in 1517, the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will open churches all over Northwest Ohio from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be opportunities to learn about everything from genealogy to beer brewing, Reformation art and music to a Germany travelogue, stained glass windows to the story of how shipwrecked Lutherans ended up in Ohio. People attending can learn about Lutheran-Catholic relations then and now and experience a tour of the Lutheran Orphan and Old Folks Home.

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