The congregation of Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N. in Pickerington, has planned monthly events leading up to the church's 50th anniversary celebration in September.

The congregation of Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N. in Pickerington, has planned monthly events leading up to the church's 50th anniversary celebration in September.

The second Sunday in each month will feature a former pastor/assistant pastor as the guest preacher.

The next "Celebration Sunday" will be held April 10, with Pastor David Shugert officiating. Pastor Shugert served at Epiphany for more than half of the church's 50 years, during a period of rapid growth of the congregation. Two building programs were completed successfully under his leadership.

His wife, Jean, was also a teacher in the Pickerington school district and was named Teacher of the Year.

On second Sundays, the worship service will begin at 9 a.m. A Ministry Fair will be held in the Gathering Space following the service.

Sunday School will be held during the Ministry Fair.

A contemporary worship service will be held at 11 a.m. A congregational potluck will be held at 12:15 p.m.

The community is invited to attend any of these events.

For more information, call (614) 837-2826.