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Moore: Celebrating 500 Years of The Reformation in 2017

In 2017, Moore College is planning to commemorate the 500-years reformation anniversary by holding a series of public events. 

Dates for your 2017 diary:

18 MarchReformation Rally - this event will be a morning of hearing Peter Jensen, Peter Adam and Simon Manchester each present a paper on a significant character from the reformation and what we can learn from them today.

9:00 AM Tea and Coffee, event: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - Free Event

26 April – 12 MayMA (Theol) Reformation Study Tour - the group will be travelling from Prague through Germany and Switzerland and finishing up in England. 

26-27 May. Justification Summit - this afternoon and following morning event will reflect on the reformation doctrine of justification by faith alone and how the biblical doctrine bears upon many of the contemporary debates surrounding this subject. Speakers include, Dr Mark Thompson (Principal of Moore College) and others. 

May 26 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM; May 27 2017 9:30 – 12:30 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - there will be a cost to cover catering: TBA

19 July. Public Lecture: Why the Reformation Still Matters - this event, held at Moore College will consider why the Reformation still matters today. To be delivered by Dr Graham Cole, Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Chicago and former member of the Moore College faculty (1980–92).

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - Free Event

3, 7-11 August. The Annual Moore College Lectures will be given by Carl Trueman, a well-known church historian who has written extensively on reformation themes.

August 3 Public Evening Lecture: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - Free Event

August 7 First Morning Lecture: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - Free Event

August 8-11 Morning Lectures: 9:00 AM –  11:00 AM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - Free Event

26 August. Reformation Rally - this event, held at St Andrew’s Cathedral, will be a morning hearing Archbishop Glenn Davies, Gerald Bray, Kanishka Raffel and will include a service conducted from the 1552 Book of Common Prayer.

9:00 AM Tea and Coffee, event: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney - Free Event

13-14 September. The School of Theology will be a conference assembling Reformation scholars from around Australia who will present papers on Reformation theology, significant reformers as well as the reception of the Reformation in the five hundred years since.

Both days: 9:00 AM Registration / Tea and Coffee, event 9:30 AM – 4.45 PM, Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown - there will be a cost to cover catering: TBA