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Winnipeg holds seminar on 500th anniversary of the Reformation

May 5, 2017 No Comment

luther-roseWINNIPEG – Rev. Dr. John R. Stephenson will be guest speaker at a 500th Reformation Seminar in Winnipeg this coming weekend. The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd is playing host to the event, which takes place May 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Guests are invited to come hear Dr. Stephenson “enlighten us with insights of the Reformation in Martin Luther’s day, as well as how the Reformation still influences us in our day and age!” promotional material for the event explains. Dr. Stephenson is Professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including a recent translation of The Wittenberg Reformation released to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

In addition to Dr. Stephenson’s presentation, participants will join in a hymn sing of Luther’s favourite hymns and enjoy music from the Red River Circuit Chorale as well as the host congregation’s Junior Choir.

A meal will follow the afternoon presentation, but seating is limited. To reserve tickets, call the church office at (204) 222-0245.

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