First Lutheran Church, 30419 Park Ridge Drive, will celebrate Reformation Sunday with a festival Holy Communion service at 10:30 a.m. The day commemorates Luther's nailing of the 95 theses on the Wittenberg church door and marks the birthday of the Protestant Church. Refreshments will be served after the service.
SPRING HILL _ Hope Alliance Church, Spring Hill and Whitewood drives, will conduct an installation service for the Rev. Lowell G. Halbert at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Halbert will be installed by Mark O'Farrell, superintendent of the Southeastern District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. The Rev. Don Hunter of Brandon will officiate. Halbert has served churches in Alabama, North Carolina and New Jersey. He and Mrs. Halbert are singers and musicians. Mrs. Halbert is director of the church choir. They have a son, Stephen, who lives in Chattanooga, Tenn. A reception will be held after the service.
BROOKSVILLE _ An Independent Fundamental Baptist Church is being founded in the Brooksville area. Anyone interested in becoming a member is asked to call Chris Wheeler at 796-0254.