Faith Through the Arts is a month-long exhibit of visual art that is displayed in the Shepherd’s Room of St. John’s Evangelical Lutehran Church. Artists throughout the region are invited to submit works for inclusion in a juried exhibit. In conjunction with the visual art display, a series of musical offerings, dramatic events, special worship experiences, and an opening reception for exhibiting artists and sponsors takes place throughout the month. Faith Through the Arts usually takes place about every 2 to 3 years. For more information, please contact Rev. Janice Butz at 610-759-3090 ext. 105.
Our next Faith Through the Arts event will be in March 2018.
☑Thursday, March 15, 7:00 p.m. Susquehanna University Choir – Dedicated to the highest standards of choral excellence, the choir, conducted by Dr. Christopher Hoster, will perform a variety of musical styles from classics to folk songs, spirituals, hymn arrangements, and the music of today’s artists. Known for its musical excellence, the Susquehanna University Choir has performed at the National Association for Music Education Conference in Providence, RI, the Pennsylvania Music Education Association Convention in Hershey, and the Pennsylvania American Choral Directors Association Conference in Selinsgrove. They received critical acclaim and standing ovations at each of these prestigious concert venues.
☑Saturday, March 17, 5:30 p.m. Evelyn Stewart, lyric soprano – An extended prelude of vocal solos by lyric soprano Evelyn Stewart will precede the 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening service. As a recitalist and concert artist, Evelyn has performed in various recital and concert series throughout the Lehigh Valley and the Philadelphia area. She has performed recitals for Musikfest, Mayfair, Concert on the Green for the Moravian Historical Society, the Moravian College Concert Series, the Moravian Hall Square Arts and Artist Series, and the Promotion of the Arts Concert Series. Evelyn is also a featured artist for the City of Bethlehem Christmas Concert Tours. While a student at Moravian College, she studied with Dr. Yvonne Robinson, and sang with a variety of choral ensembles at the College. She has also performed with the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, and the famous Allentown Band. Evelyn has been featured on Lehigh Valley Tempo! and TV 60.
☐ Sunday, March 18, during the Sunday School hour at 9:15 a.m. Ingrid Bohn, storyteller
☐ Sunday, March 18, 3:00 p.m. Craig Thatcher, guitar & Nyke Van Wyk, violin
☐ Saturday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. Essence of Joy Gospel Choir from Penn State University