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Cultural Events Series

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, many of our cultural events for 2020, and they were to be an exciting slate of performers coming to St. Edward’s, were canceled. However, please check this page often as we get back to re-opening in 2020 and we look to plan our future events in the fall and beyond. We hop you will join us! All of our events are free-will offerings and refreshments are served.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list, we have a NEW address specifically for our parish/event mailings. Please email us at: info@sainteds.org and we will add you to our new enhanced communications we developed this spring!

Sunday, January 26th at 3 PM Swing Street – jazz ensemble bringing fun renditions of mainstream jazz standards and jazz adaptations of popular tunes

Sunday, April 26th at 3 PM  valleyphonics – From Bach to Broadway – wonderful music! Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event has been canceled.  It is our hope to reschedule any of the cancelled events.  Please check back to view our future schedule.  If you have questions regarding our programming please call the parish office at 717-898-6276. We look forward to seeing you, again, soon!

Saturday, June 20th at 7 PM  Servant Stage – A Broadway-style “revue” show Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event has been canceled.  It is our hope to reschedule any of the cancelled events.  Please check back to view our future schedule.  If you have questions regarding our programming please call the parish office at 717-898-6276. We look forward to seeing you, again, soon!

Sunday, September 20th at 3 PM QuintEssentially Brass – Baroque to Jazz, Sacred to Secular

Sunday, December 13th at 3 PM  Fire in the Glen – A Celtic Christmas program.

If you would like to download our recent flier pdf to post at home, click the link, click here.

In April 2013, a committee formed to explore starting a concert series at St. Edward’s to invite people in the wider community into St. Edward’s. The committee drafted the following mission statement:

The St. Edward’s Church events committee will support the mission of the church by identifying, scheduling and supporting a series of cultural events designed to draw attendees to the church and to alert these attendees to other opportunities for fellowship at the St. Edward’s community of faith.

Since 2013, our Cultural Events Ministry has scheduled three to four programs throughout the year. Many of our concerts showcase the church’s piano, and we have featured a wide range of artists from outstanding local pianist Xun Pan, paired with other artists, to the Hershey Handbell Ensemble, mezzo-soprano Amy Yovanovich, Swing Street Jazz Quartet, the Rizzetta’s Tones Celtic group, Dearest Home ensemble of Civil War re-enactors, Hot House Jazz and so many more talented artist over the last 7 years!

Upon Father Stephen Casey’s retirement in November 2018, the committee voted to rename the series The Reverend Canon Stephen C. Casey Cultural Events Series.

If you would like to volunteer to help with this important (and fun!) ministry, please contact Patrick Ishler, St. Edward’s Choir Director and Cultural Events Ministry Chairperson at patrick.ishler@sainteds.org

If you would like more information about our series, would like to be placed on our event email list (info@sainteds.org), or if you are an artist or group that wants to learn more about performing at St. Edward’s, please call or email the parish office at 717.898.6276 or email us at our office email: stedsoffice@comcast.net.