On the Docket

by admin on February 16, 2010

COME, SEE and HEAR The NEW EARTH BAND at the FOLLOWING EVENTS.  WE’LL FILL YOUR TANK and CHARGE YOUR BATTERIES, THEN WE’LL SEND  YOU  OUT WITH A FIRE IN THE BELLY, TO SHARE THE GOOD NEWS – BECAUSE GOD CAN’T DRIVE  A PARKED CAR !!!

 

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WHAT’S ON THE DOCKET?

 

Friday, June 3, 2022, 7p – Chapter 16 of  the Blue Collar Gospel, “Where the  Rubber Meets the Road”, will be presented by The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell at The Torch Community Center, 134 Maple Drive, Morgantown, PA  19543  (ehtesting4@gmail.com), with music and  good gospel chatter.  The general public is always invited and very welcome!  

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 1p – Those “Grey Geezers” of  The NEW EARTH BAND have accepted the invitation of  the Holy Guardian Angels Seniors Club to deliver a mid-Summer matinee of good-time, easy gospel music for their monthly gathering at the Holy Guardian Angels Rectory, 3121 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale, PA.

 

Friday, July 1, 2022, 1:30p – It’s been a long time coming, but the dubious duo of Dave Reinwald Live! with sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, have received the invitation to return to Keystone Villa at Fleetwood (www.keystonevillaatFleetwood.com) 501 Hoch Road, Blandon, PA, with a full slate of Oldies-But-Goodies for staff and residents.

 

Sunday, July 3, 2022, 6:30p – Celebrating their 15th year of proclaiming the gospel, The NEW EARTH BAND returns to the Rosedale Grove (www.rosedalegrove.org) Pavilion, at 1616 Vine St, Laureldale, PA 19605 , for a mid-Summer’s evening of loose and easy, throwback gospel music, to be  followed by the customary Rosedale Ice Cream Social.  The general public is invited and is most welcome,  Yummm! 

 

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1p – What goes around comes around when The NEW EARTH BAND returns to Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), with a gospel matinee for the residents and staff.

 

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 3p – Oh brother, here they come again.  The NEW EARTH BAND  wends its way back to Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com),with a Mid-Summer Gospel Matinee for the residents and staff.

 

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 1p The Dave Reinwald Live!  fracas, with The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell on bass, comes back to Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), for a Summer’s afternoon of Oldies-But-Goodies.

 

Thursday, August 4, 2022, 7p – The dangerous duo of Dave Reinwald Live! with sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, make their debut at Tel-Hai Retirement  Community, 4000 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook, PA  (www.telhai.org) with a Summer Soiree of Oldies-But-Goodies for residents and staff.

 

Friday, August 5, 2022, 2p - The NEW EARTH BAND rides again! as the “Grey Geezers” truck in to Mifflin Court  (www.genesishcc.com/MifflinCourt), 450 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA, for a matinee of easy, country gospel music for the staff and residents.

 

Friday, August 12, 2022, 7p –  It’ll be Chapter 17  of “The “Blue Collar Gospel” when The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell returns to The Torch Community Center, 134 Maple Drive, Morgantown, PA  19543  (ehtesting4@gmail.com) to deliver “Where the  Rubber Meets the Road”, with music and   gospel chatter.  The general public is always invited and most welcome.

 

Monday, September 26, 2022, 1p – Making their debut at the Neptune Fire Company, 20 E. Main St., Richland, PA, for the gathering of the Marion Seniors, will be none other than The Dave Reinwald Live! fracas, with sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, in the wake!

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 3p – The halls of Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com), will once more ring with the good-time sound of rural gospel music as The NEW EARTH BAND  trucks in an Autumn Matinee slate of easy gospel music for the residents and staff.

 

Monday, October 24, 2022, 3p – That dubious duo of Dave Reinwald Live! and  his bassist, Lee Schappell of The NEW EARTH BAND,  return to the Theatre on Main stage at the at StoneRidge Poplar Run Retirement Community (www.stoneridgeretirement.com), 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA, with an Autumn Matinee of  good-time Oldies-But-Goodies.

 

Friday, November 4, 2022, 2p It’ll be an Autumn Homecoming when The NEW EARTH BAND returns to Mifflin Court  (www.genesishcc.com/MifflinCourt), 450 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA, with an afternoon of looser-and-easy gospel music for the staff and residents.

 

Sunday, December 11, 2022, 3p – It may be chilly outside, but The NEW EARTH BAND  will be bringing to the  residents and staff of Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com), a toasty-warm slate of their signature, gentle, country gospel music!

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

 

Stan Smith Witinski

Stanley L. Witinski  (08/05/1943  – 06/26/2016)

Our hearts remain heavy as we remember the passing of The NEW EARTH BAND bassist and beloved friend Stan Witinski.  Stan was not only a superb bassist, but he was also a fine pianist and organist, having played keyboards for many years with Bobby Newton & The Band.  Stan, whose father was an icon in professional motorcycle racing, had a long and well-traveled career in rock, pop, blues, and jazz, dating back to the late 1950′s, playing with more headliner bands than memory allows – including Rock’n’Roll pioneer Chuck Berry - ultimately joining The NEW EARTH BAND in 2010.  Pleasant, easy, and so agreeable, Stanley L. “Smith” Witinski was truly loved by all.  To say Stan will be sorely missed would constitute the understatement of the 21st Century.

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WARREN  L. ”Mose” BOYER   (10/11/1927  -  09/13/2011)

  REMEMBERING   NEW EARTH BAND  fiddler and bassist Warren “Mose” Boyer.  A most earnest, courteous, respectful, kind, gentle man, and a true master musician, “The Moser” was one-of-a-kind,  irreplaceable indeed.  He will be missed by fellow  NEW EARTH BAND  members, as well as by the countless numbers of followers who loved “Mose” throughout his astounding, seven-decade-long, musical legacy. 

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Craig Wes Fisher

  CRAIG  WESLEY  FISHER  (02/21/1938 – 09/21/2011)

The passing of a solid friend and music icon, “Mr. Entertainment”, Craig Wes Fisher, will forever leave a lingering, empty space in our hearts.  Well known and much loved  by all,  Craig leaves a gap that simply cannot be filled  until we are reunited once more at that great,  Gospel jam that will most assuredly follow The Marriage Feast of the Lamb!

 

Muchos gracias! to the staff and residents of Manor at Market Square, 803 Penn Street, Reading PA, (www.manoratms.com), as The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell  delivered the message for the morning worship service, “The Promise of His Coming”,, Saturday, May 28, 2022.

 

It was long overdue, but Thursday, May 19, 2022  saw the return of Dave Reinwald Live!  accompanied by sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND,  to the scene at Sencit Townhouse  (https://sencittownehouse.rentpmi.com/), 20 South Summit Avenue, Shillington PA, an evening  performance of their signature Oldies-But-Goodies Show!

 

Thanks so very, very much to the supporters and attendees of the Benefit Concert for “Take Heart” (www.takeheartcounseling.com), an equine-assisted support service for children, located at 699 Wooltown Road, Wernersville, PA, at Kissinger’s Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, PA  (www.kissingerschurch.org), on Sunday, May 1, 2022.  Dave Reinwald, along with Andy Ski and The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell, presented an early-evening concert of Golden-Oldies-But-Goodies, and a special selection of the regal Music of the Beloved John Denver.

 

It was a gala, mid-Spring Gospel-fest as The NEW EARTH BAND  trucked in a wagonload of loose-and-easy, good-time Gospel music to  Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com), for the residents and staff, Sunday, April 24, 2022.

 

Our warm “Thank you” goes out to the residents and staff of the splendidly-spiffy StoneRidge Poplar  Run Retirement Community (www.stoneridgeretirement.com), 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA, for an exceptionally-warm welcome when Dave Reinwald Live! along with bassist Lee Schappell of The NEW EARTH BAND took the Theatre on Main audience on a memorable walk down Memory Lane  with their Oldies-But-Goodies show, Monday,April 18, 2022.

 

A rowdy shout-out to the residents of Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), for rolling out the red carpet for the Dave Reinwald Live! Oldies Extravaganza with sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, Thursday, March 24, 2022.

 

What a welcome! as The NEW EARTH BAND  trucked in to Rittenhouse Village  (www.rittenhousesl.com) 2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading PA, for a rousing Pre-Spring Sunday matinee of loose and easy, rural gospel music for the residents, March 20, 2021.

 

Many thanks to the residents and staff at Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com) for their warm welcome as Dave Reinwald Live! and sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, took them all down Memory Lane with a “Golden Oldies” show, Thursday, March 10, 2022.

 

Warm-and-Fuzzy was the return of The NEW EARTH BAND  as they hauled in a wagonload of loose-and-easy, good-time Gospel music to  Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville, PA, (www.keystonevillaatdouglassville.com), for the residents and staff, Saturday, February 26, 2022.

 

Thanks go out to the League of Golden Agers of Mohnton, for their warm reception and participation, Wednesday,  February 23, 2022, as Dave Reinwald Live! and sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND,  brought in an hour of Oldies-But-Goodies to their meeting at St. John’s Parish House, 1 Front Street, Mohnton, PA.

 

Danke schoen to Pastor Ed and Helen Kurtz for their warmth and kindness as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell  presented Chapter 15 of “Where the  Rubber Meets the Road” - the blue-collar gospel in music and testimony at The Torch Community Center, 134 Maple Drive, Morgantown, PA  19543  (ehtesting4@gmail.com), Friday, February 11, 2022. 

 

Muchos gracias! to the residents and staff at Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), for their warm “welcome home” as the “Grey Geezers” of The NEW EARTH BAND  trucked in a Mid-winter matinee of loose-and-easy country gospel music for the residents and staff, Thursday, January 27, 2022.

 

A rowdy shout-out to the residents of Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), for rolling out the red carpet for the Dave Reinwald Live! extravaganza with sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, Thursday, January 20, 2022.

 

Muchos gracias! to the staff and residents of Manor at Market Square, 803 Penn Street, Reading PA, (www.manoratms.com), as The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell  delivered the message for the morning worship service, Christ, Our Refuge, Saturday, January 8, 2022.

 

A genuine “Thank you!” to the Met-Ed Retirees’ Association for their warmest of welcomes when that incomparable duo of Dave Reinwald Live! and sidekick bassist Lee Schappell,  of The NEW EARTH BAND, provided an hour of after-dinner seasonal music for MERA’s Annual Holiday Banquet,  at the sumptuous  Double-Tree Hilton (https://doubletree3.hilton.com/), 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA, Thursday, December 16, 2021.

 

Holiday cheer filled the air when that Pernicious Pairing of Dave Reinwald Live! and bassist Lee Schappell, from The NEW EARTH BAND, brought a sleighful of cheer to the West Lawn Seniors’ annual banquet at the West Lawn United Methodist Community Center (www.westlawnumc.org), 15 Woodside Avenue, West Lawn, PA, Monday, December 13, 2021. 

 

What a welcome return it was as The NEW EARTH BAND  trucked in to Rittenhouse Village  (www.rittenhousesl.com) 2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading PA, for a rousing Sunday matinee of loose and easy, rural gospel music for the residents, November 14, 2021.

 

Everything was “just peachy-keen”, Sunday afternoon, August 1, 2021, as The Olive Leaf Chapel, 846 Fritztown Road, Sinking Spring, PA, (www.Facebook.com/pages/Olive-Leaf-Chapel/133517666691925), presented its 15th Annual Olive Leaf Chapel Peach Festival in the Chapel Grove, adjacent to the church.  All things “Peach” were the fare of the day, and Dave Reinwald Live! along with sidekick Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, provided a stroll down Memory Lane with a wagonload of Oldies-But-Goodies for the attendees.

 

Our heart-felt thanks go out  to the members of the Rosedale Grove Association, 1616 Vine St, Laureldale, PA 19605 (www.rosedalegrove.org), and those patrons of the Rosedale 2021 Summer Concert Series for a ‘rousing welcome and great participation, as The NEW EARTH BAND returned to The Grove on Sunday evening, June 20, 2021, with an evening of good-time Gospel Music … followed by that legendary Rosedale Ice Cream Social   Yummm! 

 

A genuine “thank you” to the residents of Manor at Market Square, 803 Penn Street, Reading PA, (www.manoratms.com) for their customary welcome and full response as The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell presented the worship hour message, “The Key to Eternal Life – Knowing God”, Saturday, June 12, 2021.

 

Thanks go out to the residents and staff of Berkshire Commons, 5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA (www.genesishcc.com), for the warm welcome as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell. delivered the worship hour message “The Key to Eternal Life – Knowing God”, Sunday, May 16, 2021

 

What a time! as the “Grey Geezers”, The NEW EARTH BAND, trucked in a Spring afternoon session of loose-and-easy country gospel music for the residents at Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), Thursday, May 13, 2021.

 

It’s been an entire year-plus!  But those Grey Geezers of The NEW EARTH BAND finally made their COVID-interrupted return to an old, familiar haunt, Grand View Manor, 129 Houck Road, Fleetwood PA (www.gvmanor.com), to welcome the change of Seasons with a Springtime matinee of Oldies-But-Goodies for the residents and staff, Thursday, April 29, 2021.

 

Our gratitude goes out to Kissinger’s Church (www.kissingerschurch.org), 715 Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing, PA, and to the attendees of the Concert for the Benefit of The Wounded Warrior Project for their loyalty and their generous support, as Dave Reinwald & Friends, with The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell on bass, presented a matinee of Golden-Oldies-But-Goodies for in-house attendees, as well as the global audience on the Kissinger’s Church Facebook Channel, Sunday, April 26, 2021.

 

A triumphal return to Columbia Cottage (www.columbiacottages.com), 3121 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, PA, for The NEW EARTH BAND  took place Tuesday, April 20, 2021, as they delivered a hopping-good New Earth Day” Country Gospel Matinee for the residents and staff.

 

A hearty shout-out to the residents and staff of Amity Place, 139 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA (http://www.enlivant.com/communities/pennsylvania/amity-place-douglassville), for a warm and toasty response as The NEW EARTH BAND  returned to those friendly confines, Thursday, October 1, 2020, for an early-Autumn matinee of loose-and-easy Country Gospel music for all!

 

Sincere thanks to the Pottstown SDA Church  (www.pottstownsda.org), 1134 North Charlotte Street, Pottstown PA, for the warmest welcome as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell presented the message at the worship hour, titled “Why We Need a Savior – Man’s Dilemma, God’s Fix”, on Sabbath, Saturday, September 26 2020.

 

Our gratitude for a great time, although somewhat limited by Covid-19 restrictions, but it was a good time indeed!  Columbia Cottage (www.columbiacottages.com), 3121 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, PA, hosted The NEW EARTH BAND  and their hopping-good country gospel music in celebration of “National Assisted Living Day”, Monday, September 14, 2020.

 

Many thanks to the residents and staff at Amity Place, 139 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA (www.aplaceformom.com/community/amity-place-1367174), as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell  presented the Sunday, September 6, 2020, worship hour message, “Who Is This Jesus?”.

 

Our most genuine gratitude to Pastor Merrill Marisseau and the congregations of Zion’s (Spies) Evangelical Reformed Church (www.zionspieser.org), 318 Spies Church Road, and Zion’s (Spies) Evangelical Lutheran Church (www.zionspies.org), 310 Spies Church Road, Reading, PA, 19606, for extending the privilege to The NEW EARTH BAND to present the message at the worship hour in their signature, easy, rural gospel music, Sunday,  August 16, 2020.

 

Danke schoen!  to the residents and staff of Columbia Cottage (www.columbiacottages.com), 3121 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, PA, for offering to The NEW EARTH BAND the privilege of delivering a hopping-good Fathers’Day”  Matinee, Sunday, June 21, 2020.

 

A  full house  greeted The NEW EARTH BAND on Sunday, February 9, 2020 as they presented the Good News of the Gospel in 60 minutes of easy, throwback, country gospel music at the morning worship hour for the congregation of Friedens United Church of Christ, (https://friedensuccoley.org) )337 Main Street, Oley, PA.

 

The Dave Reinwald Live! fracas, with sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND  in tow, returned to the friendly ambiance of the elegant Keystone Villa at Ephrata, 100 North State Street, Ephrata, PA  (www.keystonevillaatephrata.com) with an evening of Oldies-But-Goodies for the residents, Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  

 

Grazie! Grazie! to the staff and residents of  Berkshire Commons, 5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA (www.genesishcc.com), as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell  brought the message  “Prayer, The Breathing of the Soul” to the worship hour, Sunday, January 26, 2020.

 

A victorious return it was, as The NEW EARTH BAND  brought in a truckload of loose and easy Country Gospel Music for the residents of Mifflin Court, 450 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA, (www.genesishcc.com/MifflinCourt), Friday afternoon, January 24, 2020.

 

Genuine thanks to the residents of  Berkshire Commons, 5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA (www.genesishcc.com) for a great reception as Dave Reinwald Live! and sideman, The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell, brought in a solid hour of 1950′s and 1960’s Oldies-But-Goodies Matinee, on Thursday, January 16, 2020.  

 

The chickens came home to roost, when, The NEW EARTH BAND  returned to an old, familiar home when they brought in a matinee of easy, good-time, country gospel music to the Keystone Villa at Fleetwood (www.keystonevillaatFleetwood.com) 501 Hoch Road, Blandon, PA, on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

 

It was “Out with the Old - in with the New!” as the inimitable Dave Reinwald Live! with his snowy-haired sidekick, bassist, Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, ushered in the New Year 2020 for the residents and their guests at the luxurious Keystone Villa at Ephrata, 100 North State Street, Ephrata, PA (www.keystonevillaatephrata.com, with an evening of classic Oldies-But-Goodies and some painfully-lousy jokes, Tuesday, December 31, 2019. 

 

A generous “Thank You” to Pastor David Johnson and the congregation of Living Faith Lutheran Church (www.livingfaithaflc.com), 1206 Montgomery Street, Boyertown, PA for their kindness and for a great time when The NEW EARTH BAND  presented an after-dinner gospel concert, Sunday, December 29,2019.

 

Most gracias thanks to the congregation at the West Chester SDA Church, 826 South High Street, West Chester, PA (www.learningjesus.com for the warmest welcome and accommodation as The NEW EARTH BAND  delivered the worship hour message in an hour of gentle, easy, rural gospel music and testimony, Saturday, December 28, 2019.

 

One humongous shout-out to the residents and staff of Faithful Living Personal Care (www.faithfuliving.com), formerly Colonial Lodge, 2015 North Reading Road, Denver PA, 17517, for a truly great time and lots of singing along, as The NEW EARTH BAND brought in a slate of loose and easy Country Gospel music, Monday, December 18, 2019.

 

Danke, danke schoen! to the staff and to the countless folks who attended the Shartlesville Winter Carnival, Saturday, December 7, 2019, where Dave & Jackie Reinwald, and The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell  presented a sleighful of Holiday music for the gala yearly event at Frieden’s Lutheran Church, 28 Wolf Creek Road, Bernville PA (www.friedensfolks.org).

 

Greetings of the Season to the good folks of Rosemont Development for a great time as Dave Reinwald Live! and sidekick bass-man Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, brought a sleighful of seasonal music to their Friday, December 6, 2019, annual Holiday Banquet at the Berks Y.R. Club (www.berksyrclub.com), Thrush Road, Wyomissing, PA.

 

What a great time we had at The Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center, 2499 Zerbe Road, Narvon, PA (www.zerbesisters.com) on Thursday, December 5, 2019, as The NEW EARTH BAND  presented a hopping-good matinee of old-time  Country Gospel music for the Zerbe residents and staff! 

 

The rolled out the red carpet when The NEW EARTH BAND  made their debut at Fairlane Gardens, 21 Fairlane Road, Reading, PA 19606 (https://fairlanegardens.com), trucking in an Autumn matinee of vintage, rural gospel music for the residents and staff.

 

A warm-and-fuzzy time that was when the dubious duo of Dave Reinwald Live! and  sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, brought some great “Oldies” music back to the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (www.goodshepherducc.org/), 170 Tuckerton Rd., Reading, PA 19605, for the meeting of the Met-Ed Retirees Association of Berks (https://www.merasite.org).

 

Muchos Gracias! to the attendees and participants of The Rocky Mountain Band’s Concert for the Benefit of Mentors for Berks Youth (http://www.m4by.org/), at Kissinger’s Church (www.kissingerschurch.org), 715 Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing PA, with The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell on bass, Sunday, November 3, 2019.

 

Muchos Gracias! To the Bible Explorations management and staff for going the distance for everyone attending the joyous 8-day Feast of Tabernacles camp-meeting celebration at Bible Explorations, in Terra Bella, CA  (www.BibleExplorations.com), October 14 through October 21, 2019 .   The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell, San Diego bassist Don Velazquez, the Montana vocal duo Dan & Carol Liss, and Northern California keyboardist Arlene Overbeck delivered a generous helping of easy, Southern- and Country-Gospel music throughout the Festival. Bible Explorations unapologetically streams solid, Biblically-grounded, conservative Christian programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week on its www.BibleExplorations.com  website, with a new program at the top of each and every hour.  Simply log on, then select “Watch BETV” at the upper-right.  Bible Explorations also broadcasts via YouTube, Roku, AmazonFire, and GoogleTV.  See the BETV website for further details, or inquire at info@bibleexplorations.com.  To learn how you can be a part of the incredible ”taste of Heaven” experience with Saints from far and near at the Springtime 2020 Feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread celebration, call Bible Explorations at 877-475-1318. 

 

Kudos and thanks to the management of Penn’s Peak (www.pennspeak.com), 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe, PA, high in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, for extending to The Rocky Mountain Band, featuring The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell on bass and Rick Guinan on harmonica, the opportunity and distinct privilege of opening the evening with a half-hour set for the featured speaker, Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro.

 

Many thanks to the residents and staff of Amity Place, 139 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA (www.aplaceformom.com/community/amity-place-1367174), as The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell  presented the Sunday, January 27, 2019, worship hour message via an hour or live music and personal testimony.

 

Our gratitude to the congregation of the West Chester SDA Church (www.learningjesus.com), 826 South High Street, West Chester, PA, for the warmest of welcomes, as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell presented the message, titled “Christ In You, You In Christ”, at the worship hour, Saturday, August 31, 2019.

 

Many thanks to Epler’s United Church of Christ (www.eplerschurch.org) , 1151 West Leesport Road, Bern Township, and the patrons of their 2019 Peach Festival for a warm and fuzzy welcome as the duo of Dave Reinwald Live! and his sidekick, The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell, presented a late afternoon of good-time gospel music for the event, Saturday, August 24, 2019..

 

Amen! and Amen!  The congregation of the beautiful St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 529 St. Michael’s Road, Hamburg, PA,  (stmichaels529@gmail.com), in the absence of the vacationing Pastor Paul Buzzard, welcomed The NEW EARTH BAND’s  message in music at the sermon time, on Sunday morning, August 18, 2019.

 

The “Everybody’s  Birthday” party, at the Friedens UCC Young-at-Heart meeting, 337 Main Street, Oley, PA, was a delight in every way!  Host Ron Klein teased with trivia and The NEW EARTH BAND presented an hour of good-time, throwback, rural gospel music for all.

 

Many thanks to the residents and staff at Berkshire Commons, 5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA (www.genesishcc.com), for their warmth and response as Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, presented the worship hour message in music and testimony, Sunday, July 28, 2019.

 

Many thanks to the members of the Shoemakersville Area Senior Citizens’ Club for a great welcome and warm response as “The Gray Gringos” of  The NEW EARTH BAND returned to the Shoemakersville Fire Company Banquet Hall with an hour of loose-and-easy, good-time country gospel music for the Club’s monthly business meeting, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

 

Celebrating nine years of serving up the gospel at Manor at Market Square, 803 Penn Street, Reading PA, (www.manoratms.com), The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell delivered the morning “message in music and testimony” for the residents and staff, Saturday, June 22, 2019.

 

Sunshine on a rainy day!   The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell delivered a solo matinee of easy Gospel favorites for the members of the Exeter Senior Citizens Club, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Schwartzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane, Jacksonwald, Reading., PA.

 

It was Family Night when The NEW EARTH BAND revisited the friendly confines of Maiden Creek Place (http://www.enlivant.com/communities/pennsylvania/maidencreek-place-reading), 105 Dries Road, Reading, PA, with an evening of good-time, country gospel music for the residents, Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

  

Our gratitude to all who attended the Benefit Concert for The Wounded Warrior Project (www.wouldedwarriorproject.org), straged in conjunction with Kissinger Church’s Annual Strawberry Festival, held at Kissinger’s Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, PA  (www.kissingerschurch.org), with music by Dave Reinwald Live, and sidekick Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, Sunday, June 9, 2019.

 

Many thanks are in order to the seniors of West Lawn United Methodist Community Center (www.westlawnumc.org), 15 Woodside Avenue, West Lawn, PA, for inviting that terrific twosome of Dave Reinwald Live! and Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND for an evening of easy gospel music and a snack at  the Hebrews Cafe, Saturday evening, May 18, 2019.

 

Heartfelt thanks to the ladies of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America  (W.E.L.C.A.)  (www.womenoftheelca.org), for a superb welcome and response as The NEW EARTH BAND brought a truckload of easy, after-dinner gospel music to their “2019 Women’s-Girls’ Social”, at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 81 Main Street, Pennsburg, PA, Tuesday evening, May 14, 2019

 

Our gratitude to the residents and staff of Columbia Cottage (www.columbiacottages.com), 3121 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, PA, for  bestowing on The NEW EARTH BAND the privilege of, again, delivering a hopping-good Mothers’ Day” Country Gospel Matinee, Sunday, May 12, 2019.

 

Thanks to all who attended and participated in The Rocky Mountain Band ’s Benefit Concert for C.A.S.A. / Court-appointed Special Advocates for Children (www.casaforchildren.org) at Kissinger’s Church (www.kissingerschurch.org), 715 Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing PA, Sunday, May 5, 2019.

 

Many thanks and God’s blessings to Bible Explorations for their “extra-mile” hospitality as The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell delivered a generous helping of easy, rural Gospel music during their joyous 8-day Feast of Passover camp-meeting celebration at Bible Explorations, in Terra Bella, CA  (www.BibleExplorations.com), April 19 through April 27, 2019.  Bible Explorations streams its Biblically-grounded, conservative Christian programming on its www.BibleExplorations.com website, 24 hours a day, seven days a week - with a new program at the top of each and every hour.  Bible Explorations also broadcasts via YouTube, AmazonFire, Roku and GoogleTV.  For information as to how you too can be a part of an incredible “taste of Heaven” experience with saints from far and near at the Autumn Feast of Tabernacles celebration, log onto the Bible Explorations website and follow the prompts, or call Bible Explorations at 877-475-1318.  To view BETV’s 24/7 programming, select “Watch BETV” on the home page.  And  to learn how you can be a part of the incredible ”taste of Heaven” experience with Saints from far and near at the Springtime 2020 Feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread celebration, call Bible Explorations at 877-475-1318. 

 

Hooo-weee! The NEW EARTH BAND  returned to Wyomissing Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (https://www.senioradvisor.com/local/wyomissing-nursing-and-rehabilitation-center-reading-pa), 1000 E. Wyomissing Blvd., Reading, PA, Friday, April 5, 2019, with a lively matinee of old-fashioned, throwback, rural Gospel music for the residents and their guests.

 

The Green Hills rang with good-time gospel music, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, when The NEW EARTH BAND returned to Green Hills Manor (www.Heritageofgreenhills.com), 10 Tranquility Lane, Reading, PA 19607, with a Spring Matinee for the residents.

 

Muchos gracias to the residents of The Sencit Townhouse, 20 South Summit Avenue, Shillington PA, as the Dave Reinwald Live! show, with “gray geezer” bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, rolled in for an Oldies-But-Goodies for the troops, Thursday, March 21, 2019

 

Prospero Ano Nuevo! goes out to the Met-Ed Retirees for their typically-warm reception as that dynamic duo of Dave Reinwald Live! and sideman bassist Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND,  brought a Holiday Matinee of music to their annual dinner at the sumptious Crowne Plaza (www.crowneplaza.com), 1741 Paper Mill Road, Wyomissing, PA, Thursday, December 20, 2018.

 

Many thanks to the People Over 50 Club for the warmest of welcomes, as the Dave Reinwald Live! road show, with The NEW EARTH BAND’s  Lee Schappell on bass, delivered the after-dinner Holiday Cheer in music at the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (www.goodshepherducc.org/) , 170 Tuckerton Road, Reading, PA, Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

 

One huge shout-out to the 200-plus faithful who attended and supported The Rocky Mountain Band’s Benefit Concert for F.R.E.E., (http://www.freefromht.org/), Morgantown, PA, Sunday, November 4, 2018, at Kissinger’s Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing PA, (www.kissingerschurch.org), featuring the regal classics of the beloved John Denver, with opening special musical tributes to The Temptations, Neil Diamond, and Willie Nelson..

 

A full house awaited the Dave Reinwald Live! show, with sideman Lee Schappell, of The NEW EARTH BAND, as the dynamic duo brought a matinee of Oldies-But-Goodies to the Myerstown Seniors’ Club dinner at the Hebron Banquet Hall (www.hebronhc.com/banquet.htm), 701 Walnut St., Lebanon, PA, Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

 

It was love at first sight when The NEW EARTH BAND brought a truckload of loose-and-easy country gospel music to the monthly meeting of the Bernville Young at Heart, at the Bernville Grange, 57 Grange Road, Bernville, PA, Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

 

A grand time it was as The NEW EARTH BAND made its triumphant return to  the elegant Oakshire Senior Apartments, 350 Lackawanna Street, Reading PA 19601 (www.oakshireseniorapts.com), with a mid-summer matinee of good-time rural Gospel music for the residents, Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

 

Our genuine appreciation to the residents and staff of The Gardens at Stevens, 400 Lancaster Avenue, Stevens PA, for a toasty welcome and great response, Friday, July 20, 2018, as The NEW EARTH BAND made an energetic return with a lively Country Gospel Matinee of music to lift the spirits of the residents.

 

High fives to the members of the “People Over 50″ seniors’ club for their warm welcome, as The NEW EARTH BAND brought its hopping-good Country Gospel road show to Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (www.goodshepherducc.org/) , 170 Tuckerton Road, Reading, PA, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

 

Muchos gracias! going out to the “People Over 50″ seniors for a great reception as the Dave Reinwald Live! road show, with The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell, on bass, delivered a pre-dinner matinee of Oldies-But-Goodies to Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (www.goodshepherducc.org/) , 170 Tuckerton Road, Reading, PA, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

 

A sincere ”Thank-you” to Pastor Tom Stone and the members of the Pottstown SDA Church  (www.pottstownsda.org), 1134 North Charlotte Street, Pottstown PA, for the warmest welcome as The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell presented the message “Christ In You – You In Christ” at the morning worship hour, Saturday, April 21, 2018.

 

It was a real gas! when The NEW EARTH BAND rode in (on a sloppy snow and slush storm!) to the monthly meeting of the UGI Seniors’ Club at St. John’s Reformed Church (www.stjohnsss.org), 4001 Penn Avenue, Sinking Spring, PA, and delivered a warming matinee of good-time country gospel music.

 

What a truly great time! when The NEW EARTH BAND returned to The Theatre on Main at the splendidly-spiffy StoneRidge Retirement Community (www.stoneridgeretirement.com), 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA, with an evening of good-time, country gospel music for the full-house turnout, Monday, January 22, 2018!

 

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