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500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Join Concordia University Chicago in a Celebration of the 500th Anniversary
of the Lutheran Reformation

“Enduring Faith, Abiding Grace, Abounding Love”

Concordia-Chicago is excited to mark this anniversary with a series of engaging events throughout 2016 and 2017. These events will explore the Reformation and its impact on theology, education, art, history, vocation, the Church, culture, society and the future of global Christianity.

Event Highlights:Reformation 500 Logo

Keep coming back to this page as we continue to develop a full calendar of events and other Reformation resources pages.

Join with us in marking the seminal event of our Church and one of the most important movements in human history.


Reformation 500: A Historic Overview - Rev. Dr. Jeff Leininger provides historical context to the Reformation's effect on modern day religion, politics, society and culture.

Reformation Video 1

Reformation 500: Concordia-Chicago Events - Rev. Dr. Jeff Leininger discusses the university's exciting event series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Reformation Video 2