The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will host the 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music on July 25-28 in River Forest, Ill., at Concordia University Chicago.
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Building on the theme “The Just Live by Faith: Make it Plain in Sermon, Service, Song,” the institute will feature the following speakers:
- Rev. William M. Cwirla, senior pastor, Holy Trinity LC, Hacienda Heights, Calif.;
- Rev. Dr. Daniel Gard, president, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.;
- Kevin Hildebrand, kantor, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and
- Rev. David Petersen, pastor, Redeemer LC, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Institute highlightsThe 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Worship and Church Music will also have feature attractions, which include:
- Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, preaching at the Opening Divine Service
- Una Sancta: The Reforming Church A Concert by the National Lutheran Choir
- Two new settings of Divine Service Five
- Bible Study by Rev. Dr. Daniel Gard, president of CUC
- Hymn Festival — Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice
- Conference Exhibitors — A number of music publishers and other vendors will have displays set up during the conference.