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Concordia Blog - Special Events

First-Ever Concordia Fishing Derby a Blast! (photos)

June 3, 2014
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What can we say about the first-ever Concordia Fishing Derby, other than it surpassed expectations in almost every way? Even the weather was a perfect 78 degrees with low humidity!

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Six Reasons to Come to Concordia’s First-Ever Fishing Derby for Kids

May 27, 2014
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If you haven’t heard by now, Concordia is hosting its first-ever stand alone fishing derby for kids 14 and under (not counting the mini fishing derby that is part of our Summer Festival). The event is on Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the lake at Saxony Farm, about three minutes from the Concordia at Cabot campus.

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Dedication of Concordia at Rebecca Residence Chapel Scheduled at 10th Anniversary Celebration

April 1, 2014
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Concordia at Rebecca Residence will dedicate its new chapel on Palm Sunday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. as the facility celebrates its 10th Anniversary as a member of the Concordia Lutheran Ministries family of locations. All are invited to attend the event from 1 - 3 p.m.

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Think Spring! Upcoming Events at Concordia

March 11, 2014
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Raise your hand if you're tired of winter... We're extremely ready to usher in spring here at Concordia, especially after the nice weather we've had this week. :)

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Concordia's First Live Nativity a Success

December 17, 2013
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As an organization rooted in faith, spreading the Good News of the Christmas season is something that we've tried to do in subtle ways - a gift for a child in need, a smile or hug to a person suffering, donations to a number of local missions/charities and more. This year, however, we decided to be a bit more... pronounced.

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Concordia to Host Two Events This December

December 3, 2013
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December is always a fun time at Concordia, with the decorations, the Advent services, the gift-giving parties from our Adopt-A-Resident program and so much more. And next week we kick it into high gear with a few events and activities. As usual, we would love it if you could join us, as both events are free and open to the public! :)

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Good Samaritan Hospice 5K: It's Special

October 15, 2013
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In a county with thousands of nonprofit organizations, Pittsburgh has its fair share of 5k fundraisers. Some are big, some are small; some have big prizes, some are just for fun; some are for serious runners, some are for walk/joggers? But amidst all the 5k fundraisers in the area, there's something just a little different about Good Samaritan Hospice's memorial run/walk. Something unique, intangible, that's hard to define.

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2013 Oktoberfest the Largest in Concordia History

October 8, 2013
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It's official: The 2013 Concordia Oktoberfest was unquestionably the biggest Oktoberfest in our history! Approximately 1,800 people walked through the front doors of Concordia Haven 1 to enjoy some excellent music from the Continental Dukes German Band, some amazing German fare from the Concordia food service staff and a plethora of activities for the kids including a bouncy castle, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, games, hayrides and more!

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October brings two major events at Concordia: Oktoberfest and 5K

September 10, 2013
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One of the countless reasons so many people choose Concordia is because of the excellent activities offered to those in our care. During any given month, in one single service line at one single facility, there are approximately 160 activities!

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Concordia 13th Annual "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show a Blast

August 20, 2013
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Nearly 30 dogs strutted their stuff down the catwalk (couldn't resist!) on Aug. 15, as 200+ residents, staff and community members enjoyed the 13th Annual "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show at the Concordia at Cabot campus.

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