Remembering the Reformation 2017

Valparaiso University Campus Events

Reformation Era:  Voices Across Europe

Collection of 16th Century pamphlets
Date:   On-going
Location: Christopher Center, 2nd floor
Contact: Judy Miller

The Luther Quilt (donated by Richard John Neuhaus, ’87 LLD H)

Date: On-going
Location: Christopher Center, 3rd floor
Contact: Judy Miller

Luther’s Tischreden:  Luther’s Table Talks

Date: On-going
Location: Christopher Center, Library
Contact: Judy Miller

Homecoming Choral Concert

Date: Saturday, September 30
Time:   4 PM
Location: Chapel of the Resurrection
Compositions: World Premiere – “Into the Light” – Jake Runestad
“Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott”, bwv. 80  – J.S. Bach

Homecoming Orchestra Concert

Date: Saturday, September 30
Time: 8:15 PM
Location: Chapel of the Resurrection
Composition: Mendelsohn (Symphony #5 in DMajor/Dminor)
Reformation Symphony

Gross Lecture: “Sinners for Saints”

Speaker: Sarah Hinlicky Wilson
Date: October 4 and 5
Time: 8 PM
Location: Harre Union Ballroom

Chamber Concert Band Fall Tour

Date: October 12-15
Location:  Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin

Christ College Symposium: “Remembering the Reformation”

Speaker:   Tal Howard
Date: Thursday, October 19
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Duesenberg Recital Hall, VUCA

Family Weekend Band Concert #1–Chamber Concert Band

Date:  Saturday, October 28
Time: 4:00 PM
Location:   Chapel of the Resurrection
Composition: Psalm 46 by John Zdechlik
Composition: this is most certainly true by James Stephenson (commission premiere)
Commissioned by 27 Lutheran college bands.

Family Weekend Band Concert #2–Luce Concert Band and Community/University Concert Band

Date:  Saturday, October 28
Time: 7:30 PM
Location:  Chapel of the Resurrection
Composition: 1517 by William Repperger

Reformation Commemoration: Wangerin Excellence in Preaching Series

Date:  Sunday, October 29
Time:   10 AM
Location: Chapel of the Ressurection
Musicians: Chamber Concert Band and Kantorei
Preacher: Rev. Abdi Mulat, Ethiopian Evangelical Church
Mekane Yesus

“The Truth WIll Make Your Free”

Date: October 29    
Time: 3 PM
Location: Chapel of the Resurrection
Organists: Sunghee Kim and William Ickstadt
Choirs: Kantorei of Chapel of the Ressurection Adult Choir of Immanuel Lutheran Church

Reformation Festival Dinner

Date: October 31  
Time: 4:30-8 PM
Location: Founders, Harre Union
Reformation-themed activity stations, German music, and a German menu

“Reformation Table Talk: What Does the Reformation Mean for Us?”

Panel for first-year students (Core) and invited guests    
Date: October 31
Time: 7 PM
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union


Professor Ronald Rittgers, Ph.D.
Professor Tal Howard, Ph.D.


Katie Benjamin, ‘07
David King ’17
Alissa Kretzmann ’12
David Rojas Martinez ’15
Amelia Schroeder ’18
Nura Zaki ’17

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