Presented by Christ Episcopal Church and Trinity Lutheran Church located in the heart of downtown Reading, PA



2013 Highlights

Art Show Exhibit & Sale

This year’s Art Exhibit showcases the multiple talents of Christ Episcopal and Trinity Lutheran members. We are also happy to present our featured artist Merri Bengtson and featured crafter Judy Feick. Join us to meet and greet all the artists and crafters who share their God-given talents with us.

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud is a national program in which high school students compete in the recitation of works by recognized poets. In the past seven years, Reading High School (RHS) has had six regional champions and two state champions who were also national finalists. The students you will hear have selected their own poems for recitation.

Organ Concert Featuring Isabelle Demers

Isabelle Demers is an Organ Professor and Head of the Organ Program at Baylor University in Texas. A native of Quèbec, she is rapidly becoming recognized as one of North America’s most virtuosic organists. She began her studies in Montréal, then studied in Paris, and received her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from The Juilliard School. She has been a prize-winner and finalist in several international performance competitions and performs widely in
the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

Mary Stuart, by Friedrich Schiller

Astonishingly relevant today, Mary Stuart probes themes of religious fanaticism and political corruption as it dramatizes the struggle of Mary, Queen of Scots, for her freedom from Queen Elizabeth I. Will Mary renounce her claim to the throne? Can Elizabeth free Mary without jeopardizing her throne? It’s a thrilling episode from the past that strikes at the core of our contemporary selves.