Luther celebrated in play at Trinity Lutheran School

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Second through eighth grade students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt made an abbreviated reprised presentation of the musical “Echoes of the Hammer,” telling the story of Martin Luther and the Protestant reformation for its 500th anniversary, during a special show on Thursday in the school gym. Students sang songs about key moments in Luther’s life, dressed as characters of the day, and sang about the meaning of Lutheran hammering his 99 theses on the door of the church at Wittenberg, pictured on stage, as part of the program. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com

Second through eighth grade students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt made an abbreviated reprised presentation of the musical “Echoes of the Hammer,” telling the story of Martin Luther and the Protestant reformation for its 500th anniversary, during a special show on Thursday in the school gym.

One of the highlights of the play was a song by students portraying nuns in Germany at the time of Martin Luther. The play was originally presented on Oct. 10. Shanna Jelinek, Dana Wormington, Melissa Wolf and Joan Head directed the show. Contributed photo