The Campaign is a Success!

Soli Deo Gloria! The campaign to fund the renovation of the Old Latin School was officially declared a success on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  A very strong giving response in November and December 2016 supplied sufficient resources to pay all remaining construction-related invoices in all respects. Included in the strong response were generous gifts naming […]

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Creative Action for a Reformation 500 Club Commitment

The Sunday School at Grace Lutheran Church in Fargo, North Dakota set a year-long goal of raising at least $500 for The Wittenberg Project, and a courageous young man named Jacob stepped up to offer himself for a ‘tonsure’ haircut if they did.  A tonsure is the famous clipping of the scalp by monks, including Martin […]

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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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International Lutheran Ctr. Dedication in Wittenberg, Part II

Video coverage continues of the Festival Dedication Service for the International Lutheran Center in Wittenberg, Germany. After the St. Mary’s service, the worshipers processed from St. Mary’s to the doors of the Old Latin School, after which local government officials — including the governor of Saxony-Anhalt and a representative of the regional Protestant church that […]

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International Lutheran Ctr. Dedication in Wittenberg, Part I

WITTENBERG, Germany — Nearly 450 people, including Wittenberg residents, LCMS representatives and international church partners from around the world — took part in the dedication service for the International Lutheran Center at die Alte Latein Schule (the Old Latin School) at the Town and Parish Church of St. Mary’s on May 3, 2015.

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Old Latin School photos: May 2015

The International Lutheran Center at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, was officially dedicated on May 3, and the renovated building is displayed with these photos taken later in May.

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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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Construction Photos: April 15

Work continued April 15 at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, including installing bookcases in the bookstore.

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April Construction Updates

Although weekly construction meetings ended in late March, work continues at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany. It’s not always as dramatic as some weeks, but details are being finalized. The cabinets, appliances, and other accoutrements were recently delivered.

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March Construction Updates

It was a busy week at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, ending with two Bauabnahme — the final inspections in various areas.

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