Adult Education – November 2016

Adult Education – November 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016 Introduction to the Reformation – with Rev. Dave Beckstrom   Sunday, November 13, 2016 Where Luther Walked – video presentation   Sunday, November 20, 2016 Why Care About Luther Now?: Historical Similarities Between the Reformation Past and Our Present – with Pastor Carl-Eric Gentes...
Martin Luther at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Martin Luther at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Reformation in Minnesota From October 30, 2016 – January 15, 2017, there is a Reformation art exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. This exhibit is the largest in the country and includes pieces that have never left Germany. Learn more about the exhibit here.   Go with Good Shepherd Members On the afternoon of Sunday, December 18, 2016, Pastor Carl-Eric Gentes will accompany a group from Good Shepherd Church to the exhibit for a guided walk through history. Look for a sign-up in the Narthex. Exhibit tickets are $20. There will be additional charges for transportation depending on the size of the group.  ...
Reformation 500 Bookstore

Reformation 500 Bookstore

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is fast approaching! Do you want to learn more about Martin Luther, his writings, and their impact on Christianity? Do you want to reflect on the ongoing impact of the Reformation today? Stop by the Reformation 500 Bookstore to shop for engaging books on the Reformation for readers of all ages and interests! Save up to 50%, plus receive free shipping on all Bookstore titles. Stop by the Good Shepherd Library October 2-16, 2016, to browse for you and your family the selection of fascinating books on the Reformation. Order forms will be available if you would like to make a purchase. Orders will be submitted in late October. The Bookstore is sponsored by Augsburg Fortress, the publishing ministry of the ELCA. The books will include bestselling biographies, like Luther the Reformer, as well as a graphic novel for young readers, and primary sources from The Annotated Luther...
Adult Education Theme: A Year of the Reformation

Adult Education Theme: A Year of the Reformation

This year, Adult Education offerings during the Sunday School hour will focus on exploring the history, present, and future of the Reformation and the work of Martin Luther. It is the goal of these offerings to go beyond celebrating Luther (as much as Pastor Carl-Eric would like to) and diving into the relevance of the Gospel for 16th century Germany and 21st Century Minnesota. We begin where Martin Luther began: The Bible. Starting Sunday, September 18, 2016, at 9:30am in Fellowship Hall, we will begin a 6-week study of Romans. See you...
Walking In Luther’s Footsteps

Walking In Luther’s Footsteps

Sunday, November 1, at 9:30am come to the Fellowship Hall to hear about Pastor Carl-Eric’s travel to Germany and the historic sites of the Reformation. Attendees will also learn about the opportunity to return with Pastor Carl-Eric in 2017 as part of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation that began when Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses on the Castle Church...