During the month of October, many churches will be talking about the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation which is traced back to Martin Luther’s nailing of his 95 theses on Wittenberg Castle. For those who would wish to delve further into the history of the Protestant Reformation or might be looking for seminars to attend, please check out the links below.
2017 – Marking 500 Years of Reformation
Summary: The Lutheran World Federation has a few resources and very helpful historical links to the Protestant Reformation. Even those who do not come from the Lutheran stream of the church will find the history helpful and the emphasis on grace fulfilling.
Read more at: https://2017.lutheranworld.org
Summary: Are you looking to engage your congregation with stories and teachings of the Reformation? Are you a church history “geek” and would like to dig deeper into Reformation documents from over the years? Then this is the site to stop by. You’ll be able to purchase resources for your church as well as for your own personal study.
Read more at: https://goo.gl/jFRU8z
Digitally mined from: www.augsburgfortress.org
Reformation for Today
Summary: Even United Methodists are interested in Reformation Studies. Acclaimed Church Historian Rev. Dr. Justo Gonzalez will be talking about the implications of the Reformation today and help us consider how to reach out beyond the walls of the local church. (Your own Digital Feast resource finder, Rev. Derek White, will be attending.)
Read more at: https://www.tnumc.org/reformation2017/
Summary: Are you looking for Reformation beyond the walls of the church? To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, writers tell us which modern institution or idea they would most like to reform
Read more at: https://goo.gl/8z4UEt
Digitally mined from: www.theguardian.com