The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Reformation 'flash mobs'

The Evangelical Church in Germany, a federation that includes Lutheran churches, celebrated the anniversary of the Reformation (October 31, 1517) with "flash mob" performances made up of schoolchildren and church groups.

They flew paper airplanes with Scripture or other inspirational messages from wherever they were at 15:17 (3:17 p.m.) on Oct. 31.

Church leaders saw it as a way to use new communication methods to say the church is always reforming.


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