Sunday Morning Schedule

 

10:00am Worship with Holy Communion

 

(Nursery Provided for infant through age 5)

Come as you are.  We are liturgical but not formal. 

You will hear everything from “Bach” to “Bluegrass.”

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  

 

Text Box: Faith Lutheran Church
1655 West Main St.
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 449-5480
faithlutherantn@bellsouth.net
All are welcome!

Know God, grow in faith, go and show God’s love to all the world!

Preparing for Reformation Sunday

 

In the tradition of the liturgical year there are seven Sundays of Easter, then comes "Pentecost."  Pentecost tells the story of the birth of Christ's church.  The next Sunday is "Holy Trinity" and it is the only Sunday that the emphasis is on a doctrine of the Christian church rather than a story of God's action in the world through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.  At least that's the way most of the liturgy and worship commentaries put it. For Lutherans this coming Sunday is a different kind of Sunday too.  The emphasis is not on a doctrine, or a particular event in the life of Jesus.  This Sunday the emphasis is on the commemoration of the Protestant Reformation. We call it: "Reformation Sunday."  Because Tuesday, October 31 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's posting of the 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, it is important to think about what we are truly emphasizing on Reformation Sunday.  Martin Luther would insist that this emphasis not be on something in the church's past, but emphasizing that the church should always be reforming. If Reformation is about the future of Christ's church, what do you think the most critical element of the life of the church needs reform or change in the 21st century?