Save the date – Reformation Anniversary Commemoration with Presiding Bishop Eaton

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Save the date for the upcoming Reformation anniversary commemoration event in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

You are invited to share this information on your synod and congregational websites and in newsletters and bulletins so that all may schedule and plan to participate in this event. Also, feel free to link to or provide the anniversary calendar events: ELCA500.org/events.


SAVE THE DATE: Oct. 31, 2017

Looking Back & Called Forward: ELCA 500
An event commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation


Please plan to join ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on Tuesday, Oct. 31, as she co-hosts a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

The event, which will include speakers and a service, will be at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Bishop Eaton will be joined by co-hosts Indiana-Kentucky Synod Bishop Bill Gafkjen, ELCA Vice President Bill Horne and Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Synod Bishop Dick Graham.

The event is open to the public and will be available online via livestream. All are invited to participate and honor the Reformation anniversary as we bear public witness to Christ, who frees us to love and serve our neighbor, and as we look to the future to which God is calling us.

Please note this date on your calendar. More details will be available in the near future. Stay up to date on event changes at the event calendar posts.

Blessings to you as we commemorate this historic occasion in our church.