We Are Church International

 

 

 

We Are Church International are planning an international action to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

The date chosen is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 theses for reform, which he nailed to the door of All Saints Church in Wittenburg on 31 October 1517.

We are asking our members to organise vigils outside their local cathedrals and churches on Sunday the 29th of October 2017.

1. The attached poster has a simplified list of WAC’s 5 aims, which all WAC Groups can use to make into posters. Each group to suit their culture can adapt the wording and language. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an editable copy in Microsoft Word.

2.We ask all WAC groups to organize their members to display these posters outside churches onSunday the 29thof October 2017. You might make some larger prints of the poster. And you might make photocopies of the poster to hand out. The vigil should only be for one hour - maybe as people arrive or leave the main mass?

3. Please arrange to take photos outside each church and publish the photos on your own websites / social media and also send them to WAC International to publish on websites and social media. Even ONE person with the Poster can be photographed. Please identify the churches when you send the photos. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR MEMBERS ARE HAPPY TO HAVE THEIR PHOTOS PUBLISHED.

4.Our aim is to have photographs from at least 500 different locations around the world.

5.And another aim is to have photographs from all 6 continents.

6. Any questions? Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 


 

Translation of the points in Brazil's flyer:

  • Centrality of the People of God in taking of Church’s decisions: Democratic Structures
  • Co-responsability of women in decision-making in the Church, including recognition of the right of investiture to ordained women's ministries: Women Priests
  • More Gospel, less Code of Canon Law: Justice  not Canon Law
  • For the right to choose marital status in the ministerial exercise: Married Priests
  • Continuity and deepening of the Dialogue among the Christian Churches, from the grassroots: Welcome for all