Chattanooga House Of Prayer Partners With Area Churches To Host Citywide Prayer Service To Celebrate 500th Anniversary Of The Reformation

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Building on a path toward greater unity in the city, Chattanooga House of Prayer has partnered with dozens of churches to host a citywide prayer service to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

The service will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Tyner United Methodist Church at 6805 Standifer Gap Road in Chattanooga. The community is invited to attend in order to pray for unity and the renewal of Christ’s entire church.   
 
To learn more about Chattanooga House of Prayer, visit www.chatthop.org. To view partnering organizations, visit www.praychattanooga.com.
 
About the Reformation
The Reformation changed Western Civilization and shaped the world we live in today.  It began Oct. 31, 1517, when Martin Luther, a Catholic monk, began a public debate with the Catholic Church over perceived abuses in the Church.  The result was a separation between Catholics and the people who were “protesting" these abuses, thus giving them the name “Protestants.”  In various ways, this brought about all the Baptist, Presbyterian, Anglican, Methodist, Pentecostal, and many other church denominations we know today, as well as a Catholic Reformation (a renewal period in which Catholics worked on their shortcomings as a whole).  


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