Mechanicsburg Area Churches invite the community to a Good Friday Prayer Walk through the Mechanicsburg Borough. Led by local pastors, prayer walkers will meet at one of the prayer sites, cover the surrounding area in prayer and then come together at 1:15 at the Mechanicsburg First Church of God (28 E. Main Street) for closing…

First church will offer “LORD, Teach Me to Study the Bible in 28 Days”, an inductive Bible study by Kay Arthur, this spring. This 4-week study will transform your life as you learn to mine the riches of God’s Word. The workbook teaches readers how to study Scripture and specifically mark the text to unlock…

First Church is offering two new intergenerational Sunday School classes this spring, for people of all ages who desire to learn and grow together. Two study topics are being offered. “Short Stories by Jesus” Jesus knew how to tell a story. He knew that to get his message across, he needed to relate to the…

In the Bible, names revealed something about a person’s character – the circumstances of their birth (Moses means “drawn from the water”); a specific characteristic (Esau means “hairy one”); or a praise to God (Jeremiah means “God is exalted”). A name also said something about a person’s destiny (Jesus means “Saviour”). The Old Testament uses…

First Church will offer “Praying Through the Names of God,” a weekly Bible study during Lent, in conjunction with a Lenten sermon series of the same title. In the Bible, names revealed something about a person’s character – the circumstances of their birth (Moses means “drawn from the water”); a specific characteristic (Esau means “hairy…

First Church will hold “A Living Hope for Christ,” a women’s small group Bible study based on the book of 1 Peter, to take place this Lenten season. In this book, Peter shares his concerns on big picture issues for the early church, describes believers’ true identity in Christ, and ultimately helps readers discover what…

The Mechanicsburg Cluster of Churches will host a community Ash Wednesday worship service on March 6 at 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday emphasizes two themes: our sinfulness before God and our human mortality. The service focuses on both themes, helping us to realize that both have been triumphed through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ….

Come experience the passion and power of the Easter story. First Church will put on its annual Passion Play on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The Passion Play re-enacts the events of Holy Week, beginning with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and concluding with his crucifixion and resurrection. The live performance,…

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