Reformation 500
Reformation Sermon Series
October 1—November 6
Join us for “Being Lutheran” a message series that highlights the Biblical teachings that are central to the message of the Lutheran Church. We will explore these truths and see how they apply daily to the faith of each believer. Sundays 10 am & Mondays 6:30 pm.
 
Fall Bible Class:  Augsburg Confession
Sundays @ 8:45 am & Mondays @ 7:30 pm
At the height of the Reformation the Lutherans were asked to put into writing what they believed. The result was the Augsburg Confession. Join us for our fall study of this statement that highlights the theology and teaching of the Lutheran Church drawn from the Bible. 

Reformation Potluck
Sunday, October 29 @ 11:30 am
A potluck meal will be held after our Reformation Sunday worship on Sunday, October 29. Bring a main dish, side dish, and/or dessert to share.
 
Reformation Day Service
Tuesday, October  31, 6:30 pm
Celebrate on the day of Reformation with an evening devotional service at Divine Peace.
 
Reformation Book Sale
October 15-31
Check out the display table in the church lobby for a variety of Reformation 500 related materials available to order from Northwestern Publishing House. 
 
500 Minutes with Martin Luther @ NPH
Saturday, September 30, 9 am—4 pm
Visit NPH Christian Books & Gifts Store on Saturday, September 30th, for a free special Reformation 500 anniversary family event: "500 Minutes With Luther." Enjoy fascinating presentations from WELS speakers on a variety of Reformation topics. Join in fun crafts and activities for the whole family throughout the entire day. A lunch will also be served from 11am–1pm. Come check out the special sale at NPH Christian Books & Gifts Store or online at www.nph.net. Receive $10 off when you spend $50 or more (online code: SAVE10REF) - September 30 only. Find more details on the events link online: www.nph.net.
 
KOINÉ Album Release Event
Saturday, September 30 @ 5 pm 
WELS Christian contemporary music group Koiné is releasing their 8th studio album at the  Waukesha County Expo Center. The album is called “CROSS HEART ROSE SKY RING” and is in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, using Martin Luther's own words and music. The event is free and no tickets are necessary (an offering will be gathered). Doors will open at 4pm. Don't miss this event!  
 
The Hymns of Martin Luther
Sunday, October 1 @ 7:30 pm 
In this Reformation 500 year, three notable choirs are joining forces to celebrate Martin Luther’s legacy as poet and composer. Join the Wisconsin Lutheran College Choir, the Lutheran Chorale of Milwaukee, and the Seminary Chorus—200 voices accompanied by organist Aaron Christie and instruments—to sing and rejoice in 15 of Luther’s greatest and most enduring hymns. Concert will be held at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Auditorium in Mequon an offering will be gathered.
 
Reformation Symposium Live Stream
October 2 & 3
Four essay presentations will be available via livestreaming from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. More information available online at: wls.wels.net.
 
Luther’s Lasting Impact—Bible Study
Wednesdays, October 4—November 8 @ 6 & 8 pm
This online Bible study will examine some of Luther’s key theological emphases and note how they impacted the life of the church in areas like his translation of the Bible, education, his catechisms, worship, and everyday Christian living. This is a six-week study that will be streamed live twice each Wednesday at 6 & 8 pm. To join the study visit: wels.net/interactivefaith
 
Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony
October 10 @ 7:30 pm
Join the Wisconsin Philharmonic for an unforgettable concert at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Brookfield celebrating the Reformation. There will be two lectures prior to the concert beginning at 6:30 pm. Discounted tickets are available for $25. Call the box office at 262-547-1858 and mention that you are with the WELS.  

Women’s Retreat—Footsteps of Faith
October 14, 8:30 am—4:00 pm
Attend the one day Women's Retreat at Divine Peace, Milwaukee, and hear the  presentation, “Marching Alongside Martin Luther: Katie Luther's Role in the Reformation.” Retreat features other topics along with worship, prayer and fellowship! Register online: PHM1Six.org or pick up a sheet in the lobby. Register  through October 1.
 
A Return to Grace - Luther Movie
October 23/25 @ 7 pm & October 30 @ 10 am & 7 pm
View the new Reformation documentary “A Return to Grace: Luther’s Life” at Marcus Ridge & Brookfield Theaters. Theater ticket pricing applies. There will be a free showing at Divine Peace on Sunday, Oct 29 at 1 pm.
 
Area WELS Reformation 500 Service
November 5 @ 3:30 pm
Join together with thousands of other Lutherans for the Southeastern Wisconsin District Joint Reformation Festival Service celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The service will take place at Miller High Life Theatre (500 W. Kilbourn Ave.) in Milwaukee on November 5.