Lutheran World Federation's 12th Assembly, in Windhoek, Namibia, May 2017Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
14 May 2017, Windhoek, Namibia: The Salvadoran cross, designed for the joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in October 2016, has made the journey to Namibia, in time for the Lutheran World Federation's Twelfth Assembly. Thousands of Lutherans and guests gathered for a festival of worship, witness and song and word and sacrament in Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday, May 14th to mark commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in Windhoek, Namibia. Marking the Reformation as global citizen, the worship event drew music, stories, and leadership from the churches of every continent. The service formed a high point of the Twelfth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation, in Windhoek, Namibia, on 10-16 May 2017, under the theme "Liberated by God's Grace", bringing together some 800 delegates and participants from 145 member churches in 98 countries.
- Albin Hillert
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