Sundays | 9:15 am
Note: Special Reformation Series | Sep 24 – Oct 29
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are pleased to host a six-week forum series on Martin Luther and the Reformation. The guest speaker may also be our guest preacher for the day.
||ASP Mission Trip
Join in conversation with participants who traveled to Appalachia this past June for a mission trip.
|Lee & Mary Powell|
||Hear Our Prayer: A Method for Writing the Prayers of the People
All of us pray the prayers of the church and some of us write them. Learn the ins and outs of writing prayers for public worship and try your hand at writing some.
||The Lutheran Church: A Singing Church?
An examination of Luther’s contribution to church music and the Reformation emphasis on congregational singing.
|Director of Music Bruce Bengtson
||A Perfect Match: Luther’s Theology and his Thoughts about Music
An exploration of major themes of Luther’s theology—the word of God, the church, worship, creation and the cross— reflected in Luther’s thoughts about music.
|The Rev. David Susan, retired pastor of Immanuel Lutheran in Madison, and former missionary in Korea.
||Reformation series: An Overview of the Reformation
Discussion on broad themes of the history and theology of the Lutheran Reformation.
|Dr. Jane Strohl: former professor of reformation history and theology at Pacific Lutheran Seminary; current pastor of Community Lutheran Church in Enfield, New Hampshire.
||Reformation series: Luther and the German Mass
Discussion on Martin Luther’s significant contributions to the western hymnody and liturgy.
|Dr. Arnold Klukas, former LM member and retired Episcopal priest and professor at Oberlin, Smith, Emory and most recently Nashotah House Theological Seminary.
||Whose Life is it Anyway? The Promise and Challenge of Genomics
A discussion on genomics, including the question, “How does Luther’s understanding of justification by God alone assist in our ethical deliberations over things like genetic modifications?”
|Dr. Mary Gaebler, associate professor of religion at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minn.
||Reformation series: Luther’s Dialectic; Law and Gospel
Conversation on Luther’s understanding of the faith as a tension between law and gospel.
|The Rev. Franklin Wilson, retired senior pastor of Luther Memorial|
|Nov 5||All Saints Day
Join a celebration the 20th anniversary of the LM Columbarium, with conversation on the ministry of the columbarium.
|Phyllis Pleuss, columbarium board president
|Nov 12||The Road Home of Dane County
Discussion on the current work and mission of The Road Home.
|Kristin Rucinski, director of The Road Home of Dane County
|Nov 19 & 26
||Eschatology and Thessalonians
In this two-week study of Paul’s letters, we will look at how Paul addresses the eschatological concerns of the church at Thessalonica.
|Pastor John Worzala Dumke
|Dec 3 & 10
||In the Days to Come
A two-week series on the Advent texts from the book of Isaiah.
|Pastor Brad Pohlman