The Radical Gospel: Listening to the Reformation Witnesses
Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Time: 9.30am – 2pm
Location: 24 Fifth Avenue, Ascot Park, SA
Venue: Fishgate, and Ascot Community Uniting Church
500 Years ago, in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This event sparked ‘The Reformation’.
The Uniting Church has very significant reformation roots. ‘Again and again’, we need to know or be reminded of the grace which justifies Christ’s people through faith,
of the centrality of the person and work of Christ the justifier, and of the need for a constant appeal to Holy Scripture (Basis of Union 10).
To that end, the Assembly of Confessing Congregations present a 1-day Interactive Conference.
9.30 am Welcome and Introduction Rev. Trevor Faggotter
9.40 am: The Radical Gospel
The Righteousness of Faith 1 Rev. Deane Meatheringham
10.30 am Morning tea
10.50 am What does The Scots Confession say? Rev. David Kowalick
11.40 am What does The Heidelberg Catechism say? Rev. Andrew Klynsmith
1.10 pm The Radical Gospel
The Righteousness of Faith 2 Rev. Deane Meatheringham
Discussion. Close 2.00pm
Total Cost: $20 (including Subway lunch, and a morning tea.)
Please register for meals with Shirley James. Details on the flyer
This event is open for all who would like to attend.
The Uniting Church continues to learn of the teaching of the Holy Scriptures in the obedience and freedom of faith, and in the power of the promised gift of the Holy Spirit, from the witness of the Reformers as expressed in various ways in:
• The Scots Confession of Faith
• The Heidelberg Catechism
• The Westminster Confession of Faith
• The Savoy Declaration and
• John Wesley in his Forty-Four Sermons (1793)
PDF Copies of these Documents are freely available via internet links.