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Reformation in Ecumenical Perspective among Lutheran – Reformed – Methodist

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - February 24 @ 12:30 pm

Join the Wartburg Seminary Community for this event as part of a series commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. 


Dr. Elmer M. Colyer, Professor of Historical Theology/Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.




Dr. Ann L. Fritschel, Professor of Hebrew Bible, The Rev. Dr. Frank L and Joyce S. Benz, Professor in Scripture, Director of the Center for Theology and Land, Wartburg Theological Seminary.




Dr. Timothy Matthew Slemmons, Associate Professor of Homiletics and Worship, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.






Thursday, February 23

Presentation #1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. — Professor Ann L. Fritschel, “Reading and Interpreting Scriptuer Today: Harvesting Luther’s Approach and Insights,” and Q & A.

Friday, February 24

Presentation #2, 8:15-9:15 a.m. — Professor Elmer M. Colyer, “Wesley on the Esse of the Church: A Robust Ecumenical Esslesiology,” and Q & A.

Worship in Loehe Chapel – 9:30 a.m.

Presentation #3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Professor Timothy M. Slemmons, “The Homiletical Development and Legacy of Johannes Oecolampadius: A Case Study in the Reformation of Preaching,” and Q & A.

Panel Discussion with the presenters, 11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Closing Lunch, 12:30 p.m.


Learn more about this event and other events commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

The cost of lunch is $8 per person. Please send payment in advance by Monday, February 20th.

333 Wartburg PL
Dubuque, IA 52003


February 23 @ 6:30 pm
February 24 @ 12:30 pm


Wartburg Theological Seminary
333 Wartburg Place, Dubuque, IA 52003 United States
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