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First Friday Concert: Classical Guitar

May 8th, 2024 No comments

Award-winning classical guitarist, Andrew Oswinkle, will be featured in a free 30 minute First Friday concert on June 7, 2024 at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange Street, in downtown Lancaster. A native of Baltimore, Andrew has advanced degrees in classical guitar from Peabody Conservatory, and is an enthusiastic performer, bringing his music to formal concert stages as well as local events and non-traditional venues. His program will include selections from Bach’s “Cello Suite No. 1”, “Vals” Opus 8 No. 4 by Agustin Barrios, “Asturias” by the Spanish composer, Isaac Albeniz, and his own arrangement of the hymn “Be Thou My Vision”.

The First Friday concert series is a gift to the community from First Reformed Church, a center city congregation of the United Church of Christ. Only 30 minutes in length, the free concerts begin at 8 PM each First Friday for the convenience of those who wish to spend the early evening visiting downtown galleries before the concert. Doors open at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to hear 30 minutes of inspiring music that will refresh your soul and inspire your spirit.

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Ugandan Children’s Choir Concert

April 29th, 2024 No comments

Experience an immersive and memorable evening of worship with children of Uganda! The Uganda Children’s Choir engages and blesses their audiences with uplifting, upbeat songs, unique acapella arrangements, and dances. The concert is sponsored by Serve Now; a ministry which serves the most vulnerable around the world through national churches and leaders. A freewill offering will be collected to support a boys and girls home for Ugandan orphans and underprivileged children.

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Ugandan Children’s Choir Concert

April 29th, 2024 No comments

Experience an immersive and memorable evening of worship with children of Uganda! The Uganda Children’s Choir engages and blesses their audiences with uplifting, upbeat songs, unique acapella arrangements, and dances. The concert is sponsored by Serve Now; a ministry which serves the most vulnerable around the world through national churches and leaders. A freewill offering will be collected to support a boys and girls home for Ugandan orphans and underprivileged children.

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Worship Music Benefit Concert

April 25th, 2024 No comments

Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music and fellowship. This program will feature familiar contemporary praise and worship songs, traditional hymns, and original music that speaks of our love for service and mission. 100% of the free-will offering will be given to support a school in Kenya founded by Ben and Emily Okello. The school is in a remote region of Kenya near the Tanzania border and cares for approximately 85 school-aged children, providing for all their needs and education. Food security is a major concern for both the children and the staff at the school. Please join us for an afternoon of music with a mission!

First Friday: Classical Cello

April 1st, 2024 No comments

Lancaster Cellist Sara Male will be featured in a free 30 minute First Friday concert on May 3, 2024 at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange Street, in downtown Lancaster. Sara is principal cellist of the York Symphony Orchestra, acting principal cellist of the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra and Chair of the LSO Board of Directors. She regularly performs with the Reading Symphony, Kennett Symphony and Harrisburg Symphony. Her selections will include Saint-Saens “The Swan”, Haydn’s “Divertimento”, and “Sicilienne” by Maria Theresia Von Paradis. She will be accompanied at the piano by Larry Hershey.

The First Friday concert series is a gift to the community from First Reformed Church, a center city congregation of the United Church of Christ. Only 30 minutes in length, the free concerts begin at 8 PM each First Friday for the convenience of those who wish to spend the early evening visiting downtown galleries before the concert. Doors open at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to hear 30 minutes of inspiring music that will refresh your soul and inspire your spirit.

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Free Christian Hip Concert

March 25th, 2024 No comments

This is a free Christian Hip Concert/Outreach featuring former WWE Superstar Michael Tarver. He is now a CHH artist signed to the God Over Money record label, and is known as Monster Tarver. He will minister through his own original hip hop music, and will share parts of his testimony of overcoming depression and homelessness, even while he lived out his dream of being a WWE wrestler and appearing in Wrestle Mania 24.

For more details, contact…
Eric Leaman
ProlificManagement@comcast.net
(717) 209-0097

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SWAN Summer Celebration

March 18th, 2024 No comments

Enjoy an elegant dinner at the Farm at Eagles Ridge and celebrate our student performance, highlighting the program learned during camp. Join the fun of our silent auction and raise funds for our Rising Stars Program.

What to Expect at Our Summer Celebration?
5:30 PM Appetizers
6:20 PM Performance
7:00 PM Dinner
7:40 PM Speaker
8:10 PM Dessert
8:45 PM Silent Auction Ends

SWAN’s mission is to be dedicated advocates for children affected by parental incarceration by providing life-changing intervention through music and mentoring.

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Then Sings My Soul: Hymns & Songs Inspired by the Ministry of Billy Graham

February 29th, 2024 No comments

Then Sings My Soul is an original musical program featuring over 30 hymns, their histories and their connection to the life and ministry of Billy Graham. Featuring professional vocalists from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, live musical accompaniment and original and inspiring arrangements, these hymns are re-inspired for a new generation and sure to encourage and touch your soul. Enjoy favorites such as How Great Thou Art, I’d Rather Have Jesus, His Eye is on the Sparrow, Amazing Grace and Because He Lives. There’s even a couple of old-fashioned hymn sing-a-longs, just like in the “good old days”!
Presented in The Barn at Paradise Station, a beautifully restored 1812 Pennsylvania Bank Barn. Fully accessible and climate controlled with stunning farmland views. For more information about shows, please visit www.barnatparadisestation.com/events.

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Servant Stage Company’s Monday Night Theatre Class

February 27th, 2024 No comments

Servant Stage offers weekly in-person, drop-in classes for all ages! Classes include dance, acting, improv, and more, with a variety of instructors.

Class Description for Monday, March 4
ACTING THROUGH SONG with Sierra Naomi
6:00-7:00 PM | Ages 8-13
7:15-8:15 PM | Ages 11-18

Develop your musical theatre performance during this Acting Through Song class. This class will allow you to explore storytelling through the combined skills of singing and acting. Each student will have the opportunity to get up and work on their prepared material through individual coaching. Whether you’re up on your feet working or watching someone else work, you will learn how to bring more truth and specificity to your performance. *Each student should come prepared with a song to work on and a recording of the accompaniment track. This can be a song you’re working on for auditions, a song you love to sing, or something brand new that you’re exploring. Please also have your sheet music handy.* Location: Lancaster County Christian School, 2390 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601. All classes are Pay-What-You-Will and donations help support Servant Stage’s YOUTH THEATRE program! Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is encouraged! Register here: https://servantstage.org/monday-night-classes/2024/3/4

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Free Coffee House

February 14th, 2024 No comments

Free Coffee House at Enola First Church of God, 9 Sherwood Drive, Enola, PA on Friday, March 22, 2024 beginning at 7:00 PM. Entertainment for the evening will be Randy Simpson. Randy has been travelling all of the US proclaiming the Gospel in song for over 18 years. He is recognized as one of the most exciting and dynamic singers in southern Gospel music today! Join us in Fellowship Hall for snacks, beverages, and Christian entertainment in an informal atmosphere! A Freewill Offering will be received. For a schedule of upcoming Coffee Houses throughout 2024, visit our website at www.enolacog.com/coffee-house.

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Free Coffee House

February 14th, 2024 No comments

Free Coffee House at Enola First Church of God, 9 Sherwood Drive, Enola, PA on Friday, February 23, 2024 beginning at 7:00 PM. Entertainment for the evening will be Jeremy Goodling. Jeremy has been traveling and singing throughout Central PA in various churches and other venues for over 32 years. He sings a variety of styled music including Southern Gospel, Hymns, and light contemporary with a mix of songs that will relate and minister to all ages. Join us in Fellowship Hall for snacks, beverages, and Christian entertainment in an informal atmosphere! A Freewill Offering will be received. For a schedule of upcoming Coffee Houses throughout 2024, visit our website at www.enolacog.com/coffee-house.

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