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SELK welcomes New Director to Wittenberg

WITTENBERG, Germany – On April 7, representatives of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (SELK) met with the new Director of the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg (ILSW), Kristin Lange, in Wittenberg’s Old Latin School. Since the historic building in Wittenberg’s Old Town was restored and renovated as a study and welcome center, it […]

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Kindergarten Visit to the Old Latin School

Just days before Easter, some 20 four- and five-year-olds descended on the Old Latin School in Lutherstadt Wittenberg and learned about Jesus’ resurrection from the dead—some probably for the first time in their young lives. This youngest group yet to visit the Old Latin School attends a local Kindergarten in Wittenberg.  They were invited by […]

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President Harrison Sermon at St. Mary’s — May 2015

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison reprises Luther in his sermon preached at St. Mary’s church in Wittenberg as part of the dedication service for the International Lutheran Center at die Alte Latein Schule (the Old Latin School) on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

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Dedication of the International Lutheran Center in Wittenberg, Germany

Catch the sights and sounds of Lutherans and others from around the world at the Sunday, May 3 dedication service of the International Lutheran Center at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany.

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Video: Get a fresh look inside the Old Latin School

Take a peek as renovations on the “Old Latin School” progress toward the May 2015 dedication of this new education and outreach center in the heart of Wittenberg, Germany.

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New Life for the Old Latin School – October 24, 2014

The LCMS, CPH and our German sister church have a vision to convert the Old Latin School in the heart of Wittenberg, Germany, into a ministry and education center with a view to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017. Follow along as this series of video updates documents the progress.

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Ideas for Mission and Ministry

The Wittenberg Project is a wonderful opportunity for us to reach out with the Gospel in Europe.

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Construction Underway in Wittenberg

As Lutherans in the LCMS and worldwide are learning about and supporting The Wittenberg Project, construction continues steadily along on the new International Lutheran Center in Wittenberg, Germany.

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Touring the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany

Members of the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg meet at the Luther Hotel in Wittenberg, Germany, tour the reconstruction work at the Old Latin School in the city center, and visit the Luther House.

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The ILSW Supervisory Board took time for a photo during its January 2013 meeting at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis. From left are Ulrich Schroeder (SELK); Rev. Michael Kumm (chairman, LCMS); Dr. Bruce Kintz (CPH); Bishop Hans-Joerg Voigt (SELK); the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison (LCMS); and the Rev. Roger Zieger (SELK). At right is the Rev. David L. Mahsman, and LCMS missionary and the ILSW's managing director.

Approvals move Wittenberg project ‘several steps forward’

ST. LOUIS – At its board meeting here Jan. 17-18, the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg (ILSW), the partnership that owns the “Old Latin School” in Wittenberg, Germany, approved four items that move “several steps forward” the restoration of the historic 16th-century school and its conversion into a Lutheran welcome center, education facility, mission post […]

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Wittenberg Power Point

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Welcoming Lutherans Home

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, walking alongside our German partner church, the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK), and the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg (ILSW), envisions a modern, renovated facility serving as a home for global confessing Lutherans. If there is a time for education and a time for Lutheran teaching, that time is now, and […]

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