The Reformation at 500: An Interdenominational Conversation
October 30, 2017
CUC Campus - Chapel of Our Lord
Contemporary Christian leaders discuss denominational divergence and convergence at this historic mile marker and engage in a principled conversation about the historic and theological divisions emerging from the reformation controversies, as well as points of shared concern and common cause among Christian churches. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and meet the speakers afterwards.
Attendance and Ticket Information
Chapel of Our Lord - All Chapel tickets have been reserved and seating in this venue is no longer available.
Attendees who RSVPd for Chapel seating will receive additional instructions regarding their tickets and attendance via email. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED to sit in the Chapel.
Directions, Map and Parking
Overflow Seating - Guests are still invited to join us on campus in one of our overflow seating rooms, which will provide a live video presentation of the event. Please note that the overflow rooms will not provide an in-person viewing experience nor the opportunity to participate in the question and answer session. Reservations are not required for overflow seating. Upon arrival, please follow signage to the overflow seating rooms.
Live Streaming Video
Watch this event from your home or church on Concordia University Chicago's free livestream.
REV. DR. MATTHEW HARRISON | President, Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison is the 13th man to serve as president of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). As the church’s chief ecclesiastical officer, his duties include overseeing all officers, executives and agencies of the church. He earned a Master of Divinity and a Master of Sacred Theology from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, and has received two honorary doctorates: a Doctor of Laws from Concordia University Ann Arbor and a Doctor of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. MORE
CARDINAL BLASE J. CUPICH | Archdiocese of Chicago
Cardinal Cupich was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago in 2014, and in 2016 was appointed by Pope Francis to the Congregation for Bishops and was elevated to the College of Cardinals. He attended seminary at the North American College and Gregorian University in Rome, and earned a Doctor of Sacred Theology from the Catholic University of America. He has served as chair of both the USCCB Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People and the National Catholic Educational Association Board. MORE
REV. DR. PHILIP RYKEN | President, Wheaton College
Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken is the eighth president of Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. He earned a Master of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and a doctorate in historical theology from the University of Oxford. He joined the pastoral staff at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia in 1995, preaching there until his appointment at Wheaton in 2010. Ryken has published more than 40 books, as well as expository commentaries on Exodus, Ecclesiastes, Jeremiah, Luke and other books of the Bible. MORE