The 10th Annual Parish Festival at St. Michael's in Jermyn Has Record Attendance - 09/27/19
The 10th Annual Parish Festival and Classic Car Show was held at St. Michael's Center in Jermyn, Pennsylvania, beginning on Friday, September 27 until Sunday, September 29. Each day of the Festival was greeted with warm sunny weather and gentle breezes. We had 25 vendors, from icons and many ecclesiastical items, to flower arrangements, hand-made soaps, paintings and much more. We also had 101 theme baskets, a dessert table, and ethnic and traditional food.
On Friday evening, September 27th, we were entertained by the "Faith Ann Liuzzo School of Dance" and hundreds of people made their way to be with us from 4 p.m. To 8 p.m.
Fr. John gave tours of the Church during the entire weekend.
Saturday, September 28th began at 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Once again, it was a record turnout with hundreds of people attending our Festival.
On Sunday, September 29th, the morning Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. was filled with many visitors. The formal program began at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. John opening with a prayer and Bill Dubee singing "God Bless America" to the approximately 1,300 people who had gathered on the sprawling grounds of St. Michael's Center, which included 202 registered classic cars. Trophies were given out to the lucky winners and people enjoyed great food and fellowship for the rest of the day.