Lutherans celebrate the Reformation as started by Martin Luther when he nailed his 95 Theses on October 31, 1517. Lutherans will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017. Check out these photos shared from our missionary teachers around Central Europe at Reformation services in 2011!
From Sarah Berta-Somogyi in Gyor, Hungary:
Students from Péterfy Sándor Lutheran Educational Center in Győr, Hungary perform a Renaissance style madrigal, to which they wrote the lyrics. The congregation sang “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” in Hungarian.
Students at Péterfy Sándor Lutheran Educational Center in Győr, Hungary nail their reforms to a church door painted to resemeble the one in Wittenberg that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to.
From Alan Davis in Kosice, Slovakia:
The Lutheran Church in Kosice, Slovakia
A.J. Davis is pictured with a fellow teacher and the Evanjelické Gymnázium J. A. Komenského principal following the school’s Reformation Day chapel service.
From Melissa Karges in Sopron, Hungary:
Melissa’s school hosted “454 Minutes of Prayer” to pray for their school, their country and to reflect on Reformation Day.
Luther’s seal drawn in chalk outside the church by a member of the youth group at the Lutheran Church of Sopron.
- Read about the work of the LCMS in Hungary and Slovakia.
- Listen to a sermon by LCMS President Matthew Harrison on Reformation Sunday.