2017 is the 500th Anniversary Year of the Reformation, and to commemorate we are re-examining the message of Reformation and the music of the Reformation.
You are invited to the third of our presentations, and you are encouraged to share this invitation with your church:
Sunday 14 May, 2.00-4.00pm in St Paul’s Church, 12 King St, Mount Cook is:
Topic Luther and Rome: Pastor, Pamphleteer, Prophet
Speaker Father James Lyons, Priest, Metropolitan Cathedral of Sacred Heart
Organist Bishop Mark Whitfield
Hymn Awake my heart (Paul Gerhardt)
Organ Partita on Auf, auf, mein Herz (Stamm / Burkhardt)
Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium and Fugue in G minor (Bux WV 148)
Poster display: by the Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Discussion and afternoon tea to follow
Entry by koha
I also take this opportunity to pass on an invitation to another Reformation commemoration event:
Professor Dr Wolfgang Huber, theologian and former bishop in the Evangelical Church of Germany.
- Public Lecture: Thursday 11 May, 6pm for 6.30 at St John’s Centre, Willis/Dixon St.
The Spirit of the Reformation and the Future of the Market Economy
- Panel Discussion: Wednesday 10 May, 5.00-6.00pm Ramsey House, 8 Kelburn Parade.
And thirdly, you are invited to join in From Conflict to Communion: Ecumenical Worship Commemorating the Reformation.
Sunday 4 June, 3.00pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Hill St, Thorndon.
The service will led by Cardinal John Dew and Bishop Mark Whitfield.
Fellowship and afternoon tea to follow the service.
This service marks a renewed relationship between the Catholic and Lutheran Churches in NZ, and members and clergy from all churches are invited to participate. If you are leader of a Wellington church, please pass this invitation to your people.
Blessings in Christ
St Paul’s Lutheran Church