On Friday evening January 20 at 7PM, Lutherans and Roman Catholics will gather at Prince of Peace for worship. Representatives of both traditions developed this special order for worship to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
This same order was first used in Lund, Sweden on October 31, 2016 where Lutheran World Federation President, Bishop Munib Younan, and Pope Francis presided.
Here at Prince of Peace Bishop Robert Schaefer of the Florida Bahamas Synod ELCA will be present. There will be representatives of congregations throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties participating in the service. We are blessed to host this significant event in our life together. Later in the year there will also be joint serving opportunities for Lutherans and Roman Catholics throughout the area.