Theres a curious connection between Reformation Day and Halloween, and its more than just proximity on the calendar. Why did Martin Luther nail his famous 95 Theses to the Wittenberg church door on October 31, 1517? Halloween and Reformation Day. For a more concise essay on this topic, you can see my Crosswalk article: Halloween and Reformation Day: The Connection in our Halloween Articles section. You may be surprised to learn that there are some important connections between Halloween and Reformation Day.
HALLOWEEN Reformation Day Redeeming October 31 By Brad Winsted Guest Columnist. What will your church be doing this Reformation Day, October 31st? Reformation Day is a holiday I want my kids to know all about. Its a pivotal point in church history that shaped the beliefs and freedoms we have today. So this year, we will be doing some fun printables and handson activities to learn more and celebrate this event that happened so many years ago on October 31st. Oct 31, 2010 This feature is not available right now.
Please try again later. Top 10 Catholic Halloween Ideas! by Dr Taylor For Protestants without a tradition of All Saints Day, it sometimes becomes Halloween vs. Reformation Day, the latter being the celebration Most of us wont have our own particular feast day and so All Saints Day will be our feast day. It is the feast day for most of the Churchs Halloween or Reformation Day? W hat are we supposed to make of Halloween?
I dont think anyone really knows. Somehow, bizarrely, it has turned into a socially acceptable, culturallyembraced evening for children to dress up as ghosts, ninjas, princesses or athletes and approach total strangers houses under the cover of darkness asking Oct 10, 2017 October 31, 2017 is Reformation Day; and this upcoming reformation day marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation when Martin Luther nailed hi HALLOWEEN VS REFORMATION DAY.
As I stood and considered the sacrifices and sufferings of these courageous Reformers in Oxford, crowds bustled by without stopping for even a moment to consider the historic significance of Latimer, Ridley and Cranmers martyrdom exactly 450 years before. THE ILLEGAL ENGLISH BIBLE. In Episode 18, we drop the green flag with a Reformation Day Sermon clip from a sermon I preached in 2012 called" The Reformation Rages On.
" (Photo: Wikipedia Commons) Portrait of Martin Luther, the founder of the Protestant Reformation, by Lucas Cranach the Elder in 1528. An Augustinian monk named Martin Luther nailed 95 theses to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany, centuries ago on the last day of October. Read Halloween and Reformation Day: The Connection by Angie Mosteller and more articles, devotionals and current events stories on Halloween Christian Halloween Alternatives.
Search the site GO. Religion& Spirituality. Christianity Holidays One reader recommended having a Reformation Day Party as an alternative to Halloween. He wrote: We should have Reformation Day parties. Dress up as your favorite Reformation character, play games and maybe some trivia challenges.