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Reformation Events

February 16, 2017
Scripture with Scholars – Return to Your Baptism Daily:  Lutherans and Catholics Consider Baptism

This presentation will explore how Catholics can be more truly Catholic by appropriating several aspects of Lutheran baptismal theology.  Presenter: Susan K. Wood, SCL, Ph.D., professor of systematic theology at Marquette University.
Location:  The Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St. Milwaukee
Time:  7 p.m.

Scripture with Scholars Flyer


March 5, 2017
“The Seven Last Words of Christ” by Theodore Dubois

The celebration of our history together as an ever-reforming church extends to our ecumenical partners and we invite you to join us in a collaborative musical event being planned for our Waukesha County- area churches. The cantata “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by Theodore DuBois, under the direction of Dr. Mark Aamot, Professor Emeritus, Carroll University, will be performed on March 5, 2017. All area musicians are welcome to participate in this mass choir experience. Choirs participating at this time include Ascension Lutheran Church (Waukesha,) Church of the Resurrection (Pewaukee,) St. John’s Lutheran Church (Brookfield,) St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (Waukesha,) and the Carroll University Chamber Singers. The music will be prepared ahead of time and we will come together that afternoon to join our voices in this very moving and beautiful cantata. A free will offering will be taken for The Hope Center, Waukesha.
Location: Shattuck Auditorium – Carroll University, 100 N. East Ave, Waukesha
Time: 4 p.m.


March 25, 2017
500 Trees For 500 Years Expo and Open House – All are welcome! Rain or shine!

Please consider including this insert in your Sunday bulletins.

50 Serbian Spruce seedlings free to the first 50 people/families!

Join us to get ideas for your congregation

  • Led by two certified arborists
  • Learn what to plant and how to plant – Help plant 4 trees during this expo
  • 10 a.m. presentation on how to plant trees
  • Family friendly activities
  • Tree planting liturgies available
  • Tree related “give-aways” e.g. Maple syrup, apples, nuts, Plant Doctor Melinda Meyers autographed books, coffee, etc.
  • $500 available for each cluster
“…and the leaves of the trees are for the healing of the nations.”  Rev. 22:2b
Location: All People’s Church

Time: Open House from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


April 21, 2017
Luther Manor Tree Planting Service

Luther Manor is planning a tree planting service for Friday, April 21st in commemoration of the 500th year of the Reformation, and the 50th year of the Roman-Catholic dialogues. It will be an ecumenical service officiated by a Roman Catholic deacon and Pastor David Patterson. The service is an adaptation of the Lutheran World Federation service, “Common Prayer:From Conflict to Communion”.

In commemoration of these important milestones within the church catholic, Luther Manor is also making available to its residents, family members, staff and volunteers a 40-day Lenten calendar based on Luther’s Small Catechism that has daily activities, bible verses and suggested readings from Luther’s Small catechism for each day in Lent. A pdf of this calendar is available by contacting Pastor David Patterson at 414.847.5217 or
Location: 4545 N. 92nd St. Wauwatosa, WI 53225


April 23, 2017
Pere Marquette Lecture

Speaker Johannes Zachhuber, MA, DPhil, Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, University of Oxford-Trinity College will speak on the ongoing relevance of the Reformation for theology today.
Location:  Marquette Raynor Conference Center, Beaumier Suite, 1355 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee
Time: 2 p.m.


May 23, 2017
Scripture with Scholars – Laudato Si’:  On Care for Our Common Home

Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF, Ph.D.  Professor in Catholic Ethics, Catholic Theological Union and Rev Dr Barbara R. Rossing, professor of New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.
Location:  The Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St. Milwaukee
Time:  7 p.m.

SWS Flyer May 2017


October 31, 2017
Prayer Service to Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Location: Ascension Lutheran Church, 1236 W. Layton Blvd, Milwaukee
Time:  7 p.m.