As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a number of commemorative events are taking place around the synod!  Keep checking this page for new additions.

August 3

2:00 & 7:00 p.m. – viewing of “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World”Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 W. Market Street, Fairlawn


August 14

7:00 p.m. – “An Evening with Martin and Katie: A Lutheran Love Story”, Divinity Lutheran Church, 11877 Blossom Avenue, Parma Heights


September 16

7:00 p.m. – An Evening With Martin LutherMedina Performing Arts Center, 777 E. Union Street, Medina.

October 7

7:30 p.m. – Firelands Symphony Orchestra presents “Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5: recognizing the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation,” Sandusky State Theater


October 14

7:00 p.mKatie: My Life with Martin Luther” – a Musical Event Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the ReformationLord of Life Lutheran Church, 17989 Chilicothe Road, Chagrin Falls


October 22

6:00 p.m. – Synod-Wide Reformation Hymn Fest and Sing A-Long, Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 W. Market Street, Fairlawn


October 23

6:30 p.m. – viewing of “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World”, Regal Willoughby Commons Stadium 16, 36655 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby


October 24 

7:30 p.m.- viewing of “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World”Tinseltown, 7401 Market Street, Boardman


October 29

6:00 p.m. – Common Commemoration Ecumenical Evening Prayer service, St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown (sponsored by the Lutheran-Catholic Covenant Commission)


7:00 p.m. – The 32nd Anniversary Festival Celebration of the Reformation and a Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Union Avenue (St. Rte. 183), Alliance


#synodhappenings – Tag your 500th Anniversary of the Reformation happenings on social media by using #synodhappenings


#wheresMartin – Help St Stephen Martyr, Canton send Martin Luther around the globe!

  1.  Print the picture of Martin Luther
  2. Travel with Martin and take a photo of him on your journey
  3. Share on social media. Tell where the photo was taken and tag it with #wheresMartin