Thank you to all who attended the NJ District's 2016 Reformation Concert - Festival Celebration With Hymns, on Sunday, October 30 at Princeton University Chapel.
Over 700 concertgoers enjoyed the afternoon's program, celebrating the musical heritage of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.
Many thanks are due to the choirs and musicians who shared their gifts & talents with us - the Princeton Theological Seminary Choir, the NJ Lutheran Regional Choir, and The King of Kings Ringers Handbell Choir - as well as the organizers and helpers behind the scenes. Special thanks go to Hank Bitten, the Rev. Rick Serina, and Scott Sadlo for arranging the concert particulars.
A gift booklet titled, The Sacred Art of Joy & Peace was given to all concertgoers. If you attended the concert but did not receive a copy, you may request one by emailing the NJ District office or by phoning 908-233-8111.
Here are some photos from the concert. Thank you to DCE Naomi Vogt for serving as photographer.
Save the date - Saturday, October 24 - a day at Princeton University set aside to remember and celebrate the Reformation.
The day begins with two Reformation lectures that focus on "The Timely Message of the Reformation to 21st Century Christians" by Dr. Paul Rorem (Princeton Theological Seminary) and Dr. Gerhard Bode (Concordia Seminary-St. Louis). The venue is McCosh 10 -- a lecture hall next to Princeton University Chapel that seats 300 people.
From 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m., you are encouraged to find a good place for a meal at a nearby restaurant and to tour the campus.
The chapel doors open at 2:15 p.m. for the concert, with an organ prelude at 2:30 p.m. and the concert starting at 3:00 p.m. Featured this year are:
Last year over 700 people attended our first Reformation Concert, and we hope that nearly 1000 will attend this year. Download event posters to share with your congregations.
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