The Commission on Evangelism, Board for Home Missions, and Northwestern Publishing House have prepared materials for congregations to host four different outreach Sundays in late 2017 and early 2018. These worship resources will focus on the three solas, the “alones” of the Reformation, plus the one on which we are all founded: Christ alone.
Nov. 5—Reformation and a focus on Scripture alone
Nov. 26—Christ the King Sunday and a focus on Christ alone
Dec. 17—Third Sunday in Advent and a focus on grace alone
Jan. 7, 2018—Epiphany and a focus on faith alone
Rev. Michael Hintz, director of the Commission on Evangelism, says these services are wonderful ways to review the history of the Reformation but also a great opportunity to share its message with unchurched family and friends. “It’s important to learn more about what the Lutheran Reformation is all about,” he says, “but most important is what God is revealing to us about himself in the Bible.”
Materials will include text studies, suggested sermon outlines, children’s message ideas, music suggestions, worship service outlines, and tips for visitor follow-up.
Download these free resources at wels.net/reformation500/resources.
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