Concordia Announces Annual Summer Festival

Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 1-724-352-1571 x8266

Concordia Announces Annual Summer Festival

Jefferson Twp., PA - Concordia Lutheran Ministries will host its 132nd Summer Festival on Sunday, July 28 from noon - 6 p.m. in the Lund Care Center back yard on the Cabot campus located at 134 Marwood Rd.

The Festival is open to the public and attracted over 600 guests last year. The theme this year is "Americana" featuring well-known Allegheny Brass Band (ABB). Founded in 1984, the Band is composed of 30 amateur players, both male and female, who share a common love of music. The ABB is a British-style brass band — The only British-style brass band in Western Pennsylvania, Allegheny Brass Band has played in Bermuda at the invitation of the Royal Bermuda Regiment and in the Republic of China at the invitation of the Chinese government. 

Other entertainment includes Concordia's House Band, The Occasional Divas and The Butler Notables Quartet.

Kids can enjoy a fishing derby on site, along with many other games and activities. Admission and parking are free.

Bus tours of the Saxony Farm Estate are scheduled every half hour from noon - 3 p.m. An open house of Concordia's independent living Haven I Apartments will be available from 1 - 3 p.m.

The main tent menu items for the day include: BBQ ribs, southern fried chicken, classic club wrap, cheesy potato casserole, pasta salad, fruit salad, coleslaw, cherry and apple pie. Beverages are also available and are included with an entrée, choice of two sides and dessert for $7. Quick tent items are $2 each and include: hamburger/cheeseburger, jumbo hot dog, chicken tenders, mini corn dog baskets and French fries with cheese.

Rev. Dr. Carl Krueger, President of the Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELC), Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, will lead this year's worship service, taking place from 3 p.m. Rev. Krueger has been President of the SELC District since 1997.

For more information, call Concordia Public Relations at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266.