Reformation 500

You are invited to help us commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at these upcoming worship services:

Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Altoona.
Renew, Rejoice, Revive: A Lutheran Revival Service with guest preacher, The Rev. Jackie Utley.

Saturday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg.

An outdoor, candlelight service that culminates the Reformation Festival being held that day.

Bishop Rhyne will preach and special music will be provided. Please click here for a bulletin insert regarding the festival.


Sunday, October 29 at 3:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Altoona. 

A synod-wide Reformation service celebrating our unity in Christ. 

All are welcome.


Tuesday, October 31

A Reformation Prayer Liturgy that can be celebrated with our ecumenical partners in our communities. The liturgy will be distributed soon so that you can plan and prepare in your conference.


Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Johnstown

“The First Day of the Next 500”

Celebrate All Saints Day together with your brothers and sisters across this Synod as we move forward into the next 500 years. A reception will follow worship.