First Church is collecting donations of canned sweet potatoes, and invites the public’s support. The canned goods will be included in holiday food boxes that are being prepared by New Hope Ministries in Mechanicsburg, for distribution to local families in need. Donations can be dropped off inside the main entrance of the church on Sunday…

First Church will host a mission trip to help process boxes at the Operation Christmas Child Processing Center in Columbia, MD on Friday, Nov. 30. Through the Operation Christmas Child ministry, the public is invited to fill one or more shoe-sized boxes with toiletries (comb, hairbrush, toothbrush, washcloth, etc.), toys and games, school supplies, and…

Backyard Missions connects volunteers from First Church with local residents who need occasional assistance. Most Backyard projects are short-term tasks to help residents maintain their homes and property. This includes yard work, raking leaves, snow removal and general household duties (spring cleaning, for example). Backyard volunteers will take on other tasks as appropriate and as…

Little Friends Preschool of First Church will hold a Fall Festival and Silent Auction on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Games and other fun activities for children, and a variety of great items to place bids on! Little Friends is looking for items for the Silent Auction. If you have something…

First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome! The service is specially designed and adapted for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. An informal atmosphere, brief messages, and lots of music and fellowship opportunities. Rejoicing Spirits services are held on the…

Mission Central will hold a 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 27, with a 9 a.m. start time. All are invited to participate! Mission Central, a warehouse and affiliate of the Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church, collects and distributes relief supplies and humanitarian aid locally, nationally and internationally as needed in response to natural disasters…

The Third Friday Food Truck Feast rolls into the First Church parking lot Oct. 19 – the final visit in 2018! From 5 to 8 p.m., an expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods. Confirmed vendors so far include Mad Dash, Shredderz, Bountiful Feast, Lucky Penny Burger Co.,…

First Church is pleased to support Isaiah 61 Ministries, a local organization that serves the needs of the homeless in Dauphin County. They provide a variety of services including a food bank, clothing closet and shelter. Specifically, First Church members help serve meals to the homeless in downtown Harrisburg on the third Wednesday of each…

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