Promotional image of event: Drawing of Martin Luther holding a book. The text reads: A Mighty Fortress: Luther in Music. Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. October 16-21, 2017. The Roanoke College Choir. Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg, Director. The Background reads: Norfolk, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Winchester,Staunton, Lynchburg, Roanoke.
By Roanoke College News

Roanoke College Choir on tour in Virginia presenting The Mighty Fortress: Luther in Music

The Roanoke College Choir, under the direction Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg, presents The Mighty Fortress: Luther in Music tour. The tour includes performances at several churches of the Virginia Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

This tour commemorates the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation and coincides with the 175th Anniversary of Roanoke College's founding. Roanoke is the second Lutheran College in the nation.

Each of the following concerts are free and open to the public.

Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m.

First Lutheran Church of Norfolk

1301 Colley Avenue, Norfolk     

Tuesday, October 17 at 7 p.m.

Epiphany Lutheran Church

1400 Horsepen Road, Richmond  

Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m.

Mary Washington University, Dodd Auditorium

1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg  

Thursday, October 19 at 2 p.m.

The Chapel at The Village at Orchard Ridge

400 Clocktower Ridge Drive, Winchester  

Thursday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

2807 North Augusta Street, Staunton  

Friday, October 20 at 7 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

1000 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg  

Saturday, October 21 at 2 p.m.

Second Presbyterian

214 Mountain Avenue, SW, Roanoke College  

Sunday, October 29 at 4 p.m.

Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod Reformation Service

Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington, D.C.  

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