Saturday, October 20, 2007

Reformation Day Movie Night

It was just last year that I became aware that Reformation Day falls on October 31. It then occurred to me that this is a holiday worth celebrating far more than Halloween. The following are details regarding an event I'm helping put together at my local church. I hope to see you there!

(If you'd like permission to do your own public showing of this film, contact

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the church door at Whittenberg, challenging errant teachings and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and sparking what ultimately became known as the Reformation. Christians around the world celebrate this important day in history as “Reformation Day.”

You are invited to attend a special free showing of the movie Luther (2003) on Wednesday, October 31 at River City Grace Community Church in Sacramento. Learn more about how God used the Reformation to renew and revitalize His church. Dessert will be provided, and childcare is available for children ages three and below. RSVP online.

Reformation Day Movie Night
6:30 PM, Wednesday, October 31

River City Grace Community Church
4261 Whitney Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821


Anonymous said...

Sounds like a good idea. I hope it goes well!

Sharon said...

Yeah, let's hear it for the reformation!

Hey, how 'bout next year we incorporate a German-themed feast. Think "Oktoberfest." What do you think?

Unknown said...

Hmm, now *that* might be enough to get me to ditch the typical pagan-themed festivities!

Stacy said...

the mitchells are in complete support of mrs. lowery's idea....bring on the jager schnitzel!

Anonymous said...

I remember you telling me you wanted to try and do this. Glad to hear your idea came to fruition!

Sharon said...

Well, if I'm in charge there'll have to be a change in venue to allow for certain celebratory libations in keeping with the Lutheran theme.

Sharon said...

Case in point:

Sharon said...

Oops, I think that link bombed. I'll have to have someone tell me what I did wrong. Google: "beers Luther drank" and you'll come up with it. great stuff!

Anonymous said...

We loved this idea! Such a great way to celebrate halloween! Thanks for doing this!

-Jason and Sarah