Concordia to Host 130th Anniversary Summer Festival

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

Concordia to Host 130th Anniversary Summer Festival

Cabot, PA - Concordia Lutheran Ministries will host its landmark 130th Anniversary Summer Festival on Sunday, July 31 from noon - 6 p.m. under the tents behind the Lund Care Center.

The Festival, which has free admission and parking, will feature a traditional picnic menu around the "Big Event under the Big Tent" theme. All kids 12 and under will receive vouchers redeemable for food items in the Quick Food Tent.

Main menu items for the day: BBQ Chicken, Carolina Pulled Pork, Turkey Club Wrap, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Fruit Salad and Fresh Baked Brownies. The Quick Food Tent will offer: Hot Dogs, Chicken Tenders, Cheeseburgers, Popcorn and Snow Cones. Both food areas will have beverages as well.

The 3 p.m. worship service will be led by Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) Eastern District President Dr. Chris Wicher. Pastor Wicher was pastor of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cheektowaga, New York for eleven years, served the Eastern District for one term as Vice President representing the Buffalo Region and three terms total as Circuit Counselor for Buffalo North and Niagara East Circuits. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago.

Entertainment for the Festival will include Speez-Acts Circus Performers, a magic show and Concordia's popular In-House Band, which features a number of Concordia staff members. A blood pressure clinic will be held as well.

There will also be a number of activities for children - including a fishing derby, inflatable party bounce, clowns, crafts, a "mud hut" African exhibit and games. Additionally, Saxonburg Trolleys and golf carts will be transporting people around campus. Tours for the day include Saxony Farm Estate, Haven I and Lund Care Center.

The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call Director of Public Relations Shirley Freyer at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266.