500th Anniversary of the Reformation

October 31, 2017, marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The governing body of the Christian Reformed Church (Synod 2016) encouraged churches to commemorate this event and requested the formation of this collection of resources. A cooperative effort by ministry leaders in the Christian Reformed Church, Calvin College and Calvin Seminary this site is intended to be an expanding list offered for the edification of the church world-wide and the glory of God.

Worship Resources

Many resources are available to help with planning worship for Reformation Day 2017.
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These resources for children through adults can be used for personal or group education and discussion in the church, school, or home.
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A listing of print or web resources on various topics related to the Reformation.
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Websites dedicated specifically to the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in several languages.
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Events Calendar

Various events are being planned for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
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Other Resources

Other resources related to the celebration of Reformation Day 2017.
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If you have an event, information, or resources regarding the 500th Anniversary to add to this compilation please email ReformationDay500@crcna.org. (Note: the committee overseeing this website reserves the right to decide what gets posted.)


The resources listed come from many different sources. Please check with the owners of the resource regarding permission to use their material.