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A Congress on the Lutheran Confessions

Presented by the Association of Confessional Lutherans National Free Conference No. 27 and the Luther Academy Lecture Series No. 23

 April 6 - 8, 2016

 “Ramada MSP Airport at the Mall” Bloomington, Minnesota

     *Discount for early registration! Send in your registration prior to March 18 (postmarked no later than the 18th) and you may deduct $5.00 per person from the posted conference registration fee.

     Thursday Evening Banquet: $30.00 / person.


The overall theme for this Congress is:


 in Light of the Lutheran Confessions

"A Few Thoughts for the Quincentennial Reformation Celebration" - Rev. Dr. David Scaer
"Luther's Belief in Scripture Alone" - Rev. Paul Strawn
"A Preach-off: Medieval versus Reformation" - Rev. Dr. Burnell Eckardt and Rev. Rolf Preus
"Luther's Break with Penance: Beyond the 95 Theses" - Rev. David Petersen
"How Luther Interpreted the Bible: The Hermeneutics of the Reformation" - Dr. Christian Preus
"Luther: Medieval or Renaissance?" - Rev. David Kind
"Discontent in Germany: Reforms Leading to the Reformation" - Rev. Dr. Martin Noland
"Who is Man? Luther on Anthropology" - Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz
"Luther and the Old Testament" - Rev. Steven Briel
"Luther's Sense of Humor: Do We Still Have it Today?" (banquet) - Rev. Shawn Stafford

Location and Lodging

     The “Ramada MSP Airport at the Mall” (2300 East American Blvd., Bloomington; www.ramadaminneapolis.com) is located two blocks North of the Mall of America (MOA) in Bloomington, Minnesota, a southern suburb of Minneapolis, and is only two miles from the Mpls./St. Paul International Airport. The facility offers numerous amenities, such as: free 24 hour airport shuttle service, indoor and outdoor pools, free Wi-Fi Internet access, flat-screen TV, a 24-hour Grab-N-Go store.

     LODGING ACCOMMODATIONS must be made separately from conference registration. To make reservations at the RAMADA MSP, call 1-800-328-1931 or 952-854-3411, and be sure to mention the “ACL (Association of Confessional Lutherans) Congress on the Lutheran Confessions” to get the special room rate of $109.00 (plus tax). Don’t delay - to get the special group rate, reserve before March 25.

     (Please remember that your staying at the Ramada MSP makes the lower room rate possible. Staying at competing hotels/motels will drive up the conference costs as our rates are based on contractual minimums.)

How to get to the Ramada - Bloomington:  www.ramadaminneapolis.com/maps-directions