First Lutheran Church in Chattanooga will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with a hymn festival on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m.
The festival celebrates the writings and musical contributions of Martin Luther.
Several of the Chattanooga circuit LCMS congregations are leading the congregation in Luther’s hymnody, tracing the church year from Advent through Reformation. Rev. Gilbert Pingel will be the liturgist and Dr. Sarah Harr the hosting music director.
A cake and punch reception will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall.
There will be 500th Reformation Anniversary-branded merchandise available for sale before and after the event, the proceeds from which will benefit Lutheran world missions.
First Lutheran Church is at 2800 McCallie Ave. For more information call 629-5990 or visit www.first4u.org.