First Church invites you to join us for our Christmas Eve services: 5:00 p.m. Family Service – Tailored to families with young children, includes candle-lighting (battery-operated candles available) 8:00 p.m. Service of Christmas Eve Simplicity – A quiet service with communion, instrumental music, candle-lighting and time for prayer 11:00 p.m. Service of Light and Wonder…

The Little Friends Nursery School of First Church will hold their annual Christmas program on Thursday, December 21 at 9:15 a.m. in the church sanctuary. Little Friends, a ministry of First United Methodist Church, provides quality education in a caring, Christian environment. For more information about Little Friends, visit our website at fumchurch.com or call…

On the third Wednesday evening of every month, members of First Church gather at Mission Central in Mechanicsburg to sort and bag donated groceries for local residents in need. The groceries are then transported to the Bethesda Mission shelter in Harrisburg. Through Bethesda Mission’s outreach program, over 1,500 bags of food and essential items are…

The United Methodist Women (UMW) of First Church will host the Marketplace of Miracles on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a shopping event like no other! Several organizations and merchants will have a variety of unique and inexpensive items for sale, with all proceeds benefitting the education…

Love Christmas cookies but don’t enjoy baking them? Attend the Cookie Walk at First Church on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by the Youth Group. Attendees can fill a large or small container with a variety of homemade holiday cookies. Boxes will be provided. Proceeds benefit youth mission projects….

Did you ever wonder what it was like the night Jesus was born? If so, come and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Bethlehem on Sunday, December 10 in the multipurpose room. Visitors can enjoy walking through the town of Bethlehem, visit the manger scene in the sanctuary and enjoy a mission meal in…

First Church will hold a spiritual formation gathering, based on the Gospel of Luke, this Advent season. A spiritual formation gathering is based on the principle of meeting with no other goal than to be in the presence of God by praying the Scriptures. Participants are encouraged to experience God’s presence through reading, meditation, prayer…

First Church will hold a Christmas Service of Hope and Remembrance on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. This is a special worship service for those who have lost loved ones or will not be with family this Christmas. All are welcome. For more information, call or e-mail the church…

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