Together in Hope – National Reformation Commemoration

31 October 2017, Adelaide City

In 2017 Lutherans, Roman Catholics and Christians from many denominations around the world are coming together to celebrate the hope we have in Christ.

God has made us one. Together we want to show the world the unity all Christians share.

Australian and New Zealander Lutherans and Catholics in particular are commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in various ways around our countries. Adelaide City will host a full day of events – and you are invited.

7.00am           Morning Prayer Service

  Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 170 Flinders St Adelaide

 Take Away breakfast and coffee options will be available at the end of   the service

9.30am            Lutheran and Catholic history in Australia

   St Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 152 Wakefield St Adelaide

10.30am          Reformation history

  St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral Hall, 39 Wakefield St Adelaide

11.30am          Caritas and Australian Lutheran World Service presentation

 Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William St Adelaide

12.30pm          Ecumenical Lunch ($5 per person)

 Victoria Square, Adelaide

 Lunch will be available from the following food trucks:

Orexi; Sookii La La; Daisy Burger; Soza; Golden North and Café2U

2.30pm            Commemorative Tree Planting

 Pilgrim Peace Park, Veale Gardens, South Parklands Adelaide

3.00pm            Luther movie screening (movie run time 123mins)

 St Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 152 Wakefield St Adelaide

3.30pm            Music Concert

 St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, 39 Wakefield St Adelaide

5.00pm            Lutheran Roman Catholic Dialogue presentation

      Signing of the joint Reformation Statement

 St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, 39 Wakefield St Adelaide

6.30pm            Evening Prayer service

 St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, 39 Wakefield St Adelaide

7.45pm             Reception and Dinner ($15 per person)

 Judith Redden Centre, St Aloysius College, entry via Angus St Adelaide

Please register to attend the reception and dinner here

A visual arts display will be open for viewing in Bethlehem House, 170 Flinders St Adelaide from 10.30am to 5.00pm.

A commemorative booklet will also be available for all attendees.

A shuttle bus will be available to transport people between most of the locations for the day. Limited seats are available so if you would like to book a seat please complete this form

Download a copy of the timetable here

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Calling all Volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to assist us on the day with setting and cleaning up venues, managing the sale of resources, providing AV support, providing first aid support, directing attendees at and between venues and generally assisting where needed.

If you would be willing to help for a couple of hours or for longer on Tuesday 31 October between 7am and 9pm at sites around the Adelaide CBD please contact Larissa Helbig at 08 8267 7304.


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