Reformation Events at Trinity, Elkhart

Published on September 1st, 2017

Trinity Lutheran Church in Elkhart is hosting a series of events tied to the Reformation. More information on these special Reformation events is provided below.

Movie Night – Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World on Monday September 18, 7pm in Trinity’s gymnasium

This “Docu-drama” explains the events of the Reformation with commentary by both Lutheran and Roman Catholic scholars. It is suitable for all who are high school students and older. We will watch the movie with movie snacks (popcorn, candy, etc.) and afterwards the priests and pastors of St. Pius and Trinity will hold a Question and Answer session. Special Thanks to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans who provided a grant to offset some of the costs of this event.

Where Do We Go from Here? A Two Part Series on the Reformation

This fall Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Pius X Catholic Church are sponsoring two presentations by 2 scholars, one from each tradition, on the significance of the Reformation. After 500 years, what does it mean for us today and what happens now for our churches? Each presentation will last about 45 minutes, followed by Q & A and a time for fellowship. Both nights are open to the community and fitting for all who are high school students and older.

“A Catholic Bishop’s Look at the Reformation.” Bishop Kevin Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese Ft. Wayne/South Bend Diocese. Monday, October 23rd, 7 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church.

“A Lutheran Theologian’s Look at the Reformation.” Dr. Rick Stuckwisch, Pastor of Emmaus Lutheran Church, South Bend and 1st Vice-President of the Indiana District of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Monday, November 13th, 7 PM at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Circuit Reformation Festival Eucharist, Sunday, November 5 at 4pm

On Sunday, November 5th, 4 pm, the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod congregations from our area will gather together for a festival Eucharist. Come for special music, including pieces from Martin Luther’s 1526 Deutsche Messe (German Mass). Our District President, Pastor Dan May, is our guest preacher.