Diet of Worms               A WELCOME for you to                 John Knox Preaching
    Think About Today’s Churches
with a Fresh Look
at the Historic Reformation

Spring 2009           Report
Central Ohio Reformation Institute

Martin Luther           A time of study for men who serve as             Huldrich Zwingli

       pastors and elders
or in other church leadership positions

   Begins with dinner, Tuesday, April 28
Concludes 2:00 P.M., Thursday, April 30

Hotel Millerburg  est. 1847
35 West Jackson Street, Millersburg, Ohio 44654

John Calvin             “The Challenge to be Confessional”                 John Knox
“The Re-formation of Worship”
“Sola Scriptura: Calvin and the Self-Authenticating Word”
“Sola Fide: Faith and Repentance”
“Sola Gratia: To 1000 Generations: Children and the Church”
“Solus Christus: Whitefield – Ambassador of Christ.”
“Soli Deo Gloria: Edwards, Ethics, & Esthetics”
 Offered by
Jonathan Edwards               ADVOCATE Enterprise              George Whitefield preaching
DCB Communications
(740) 358-3057


David C. Brand, B.A., M.Div., Th.M., Church History; Director, ADVOCATE Enterprise
Author: Profile of the Last Puritan: Jonathan Edwards, Self-Love, and the Dawn of the Beatific, AAR Academy Series, Scholars Press, 1991

Richard W. Daniels, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D. Reformation Studies; Pastor, Wanchese, NC

Dr. Mark J. Hamilton, B.A., M.A. Religion, M.A. Pastoral Counseling, M.A. Philosophy, D.Min., Associate Professor of Philosophy, Ashland University

Joseph Puglia, B.A., M.Div.; Pastor, Covenant Orthodox Presby. Church, Mansfield, OH

Jason Strong, B.A., M. Div.; Pastor, Zion Reformed Church, Winesburg, OH

Matt Timmons, B.A., M.Div.; Pastor, Covenant Reformed Fellowship, Ashland, OH

Sacha Walicord, B.S., M.Div., LL.M., J.D., Ph.D., Associate Pastor, Christ Covenant Reformed Church, Reynoldsburg, OH; Associate Professor of Economics,
Mount Vernon Nazarene University

 Dennis Witt, B.A., M.Div., M.A. Theology, Pastor, First Presby. Church, Pataskala, OH

Reformation Hymns

Kyle Robbins, M.A., Philosophy; Pastor-Elder, Providence Church, Mifflin, OH

Devotional Leaders

John Hood, D.Min., Retired Pastor; Moderator, Ohio Assoc. CCCC; Board of Directors CCCC
Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma, Pastor, Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Pittsburgh

Round Table

Moderator: Rev. Mark Scholten, Pastor, Faith Presbyterian Church, Akron, OH

Proposed Schedule

3:00 P.M. Arrival and Registration Check-in
5:00 P.M. Dinner
6:00 P.M. Introductions
6:30 P.M. Hymns of the Reformation 
7:00 P.M.     “The Challenge to be Confessional” -Witt
7:45 P.M. Q & A
8:00 P.M. Break
8:15 P.M.    “Sola Fide: Faith and Repentance” -Hamilton
9:00 P.M. Q & A
8:00 A.M. Breakfast
9:00 A.M. Devotions: Dr. John Hood, Moderator, Ohio CCCC: “The Priesthood of All Believers”
                  Prayer & Hymn
9:15 A.M     “Sola Scriptura: Calvin and the Self-Authenticating Word”   -Timmons
10:00 A.M. Q & A
10:15 A.M. Break
10:30 A.M     “The Re-formation of Worship”  -Puglia
11:15 A.M. Q & A
11:30 A.M. Break         
12:00 Noon: Lunch
1:00 P.M. Round Table: “Re-formation of Worship” Moderator: Rev. Mark Scholten 
2:00-5-30 P.M. Free Time (Wagon safari, golf, canoeing, biking, hiking)
6:00 P.M. Supper
7:00 P.M. Hymns of the Reformation 
7:30 P.M.    “Sola Gratia: To 1000 Generations: Children and the Church”  -Strong
8:15 P.M. Q & A

8:00 A.M. Breakfast
9:00 A.M. Devotions: Rev. Wilbur Bruinsma: "The Apostolicity of the Church"
                         Prayer & Hymn
9:15 A.M.    “Solus Christus: Whitefield – Ambassador of Christ.”  -Walicord
10:00 A.M. Q & A 
10:30 A.M. Break         
10:45 A.M.    “Soli Deo Gloria: Edwards, Ethics, & Esthetics”  -Brand 
11:30 A.M. Q & A
11:45 A.M. Break
12:00 Noon: Lunch
1:00 P.M.  Recap, Sharing, & Prayer        
2:00 P.M. Closing Hymn & Dismissal


Reformation Institute Registration Fee: $50.00 (Non-refundable after April 15th) must accompany completed registration form (See attached form at end of document). 

Drop-in registration fee for one day (or a portion of one day) is $25.00.


Room reservations should be made with Dave Brand and secured with check payment at the time of registration.  Call (740) 358-3057 or e-mail

Rooms with 2 or more beds:     $26.67 plus $3.33 tax        $30/person/night

Rooms with 1 person: $40.00 plus $5.00 tax        $45/night


The cost for the meal program (6 meals) will be $63.50 per person and will include meals, taxes and gratuities.  

Make checks for registration, room, and meals payable to "DCB Communications" and mail with completed registration form to: DCB Communications, P.O. Box 1387, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

For further information e-mail: or call (740) 358-3057.

Registration Form : Central Ohio Reformation Institute, April 28-30, 2009 (Copy, paste, print, complete, & mail)


E-mail address_____________________________________________

Physical Address______________________________________________________________________


Home phone #_______________________________ Cell phone #____________________________

Mailing address (if different from above):___________________________________________________


Church Name_________________________________________________________________________

Church address________________________________________________________________________


Position held (Check one): Pastor___ Elder___ Evangelist___ Other___

Person to be contacted in event of emergency:



Phone number(s)_____________________________________________________________________

Special dietary considerations or health issues: Explain here or on back of registration form.

Amount of enclosed check includes: Registration Fee of $50.00 ____    

Indicate preference: Single Room $45/night____              Shared Room $30/person/night____

Total Room Amount Enclosed (2 X Nightly Rate)_____________        6 Meals: $63.50______

Early registrants check here if you prefer postponing the $63.50 meal payment until April 15th____.

Total Check Amount (Registration fee, room, & meals)________________

Make check payable to “DCB Communications” and mail with completed form to DCB Communications, P.O. Box 1387, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050.