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    Sunday, October 15, 2017 | East Lansing, MI
    Michigan District-wide Reformation Worship Service

    Breslin Center at Michigan State University

    2:00 p.m. Concourse Displays Open
    4:00 p.m. Pre-Service Concert
    5:00 p.m. Celebration Worship

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  • Tickets


    Register online to reserve tickets for you and your family members. Seating will be assigned by congregational groups, be sure to select the church with whom you’d like to sit!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ticket Captains

    Thank you to our volunteer ticket captains for helping to make the ticketing process as smooth as possible.

  • Volunteers Needed!

    Serve at the Breslin

    We are looking for volunteers to serve on the setup team on Saturday, as greeters and ushers for the service, and as the tear down crew on Sunday night. All volunteers receive a free commemorative t-shirt.


    Join the Choir

    Honors Choirs Auditions
    (4th grade through college)

    We are accepting auditions (through April 15) for singers who wish to participate in one of three 120-voice Lutheran Honors Choirs that will present a special concert before the 500th-Anniversary worship service at the Breslin Center on the campus of MSU.

    Reformation 500 Festival Chorus

    Join the festival chorus at the Breslin Center. Please register by April 15. 


    There will be an ingathering of items to benefit the local Lansing community. Check back for more details in 2017.

  • Reformation Door – Zion, Petoskey

    Decorate a Door

    As part of the “Here We Stand For You” Community Event celebration, every congregation is asked to decorate a door, which will serve as a focal point for our celebrations and a great doorway to sharing the Good News of Jesus with our communities.

    These doors, in all of their different colors, will line the entrance hall of the Breslin Center on October 15, 2017. They will be testimonies of the Gospel in our midst. They will be testimonies to the door that is opened for us in Christ.

    Download Door Specifications

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Why do we need tickets?

    Having tickets will ensure that:

    • * There will be no confusion about “Where should I sit?” as seats will already be assigned;
    • * Congregations will be able to sit together and, even if they come in separate transportation, they will be able to find each other in the crowd;
    • * Ushers will be able to direct people to their proper section thus avoiding confusion.

    2. Does every congregation need a Ticket Captain?

    Yes. This person will distribute the tickets to everyone at the congregation.

    3. If I sing in the choir, do I need a ticket?

    No, all those serving in the Worship service in some capacity will not need tickets and should not register with their congregation.

    4. My family is not affiliated with a Michigan District congregation. Can I bring them?

    Yes, by all means! Include them in your family’s ticket count or have them register for tickets at the link above. Make sure to have them select your home church if they want to sit with you and your congregation.

    5. When does registration end for groups?

    Group registration ends September 5, 2017. After that date, only open seating will be available and you may not get to sit with your congregation.

    6. How do I reserve tickets?

    Click the ticket icon located above and register for your tickets. If you need assistance, contact your congregation’s Ticket Captain.

    7. Can the Ticket Captain choose the section where our congregation will sit?

    No. The District Office will assign sections. Those with special needs (wheelchairs or deaf community) will be accommodated.

    8. When will I receive my tickets?

    Tickets will be sent to each congregation’s Ticket Captain by September 12, 2017. Tickets ordered after September 5 (registration deadline) will have to be picked up at Will Call.

    9. Can a Ticket Captain reserve tickets more than once?


    10.Will you take walk-ins?

    Yes, but we strongly encourage prior registration to ensure you sit with your congregation.

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