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…

Are you interested in becoming a member of First Church? Please consider attending our New Member Class. The next one begins on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Classes are held during the Sunday School hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call or e-mail Tina Eaton, Director of Adult Ministry, at 717.766.4611 or adultministry@fumchurch.com.

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 10 to 14, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon daily. All area children ages 3 through entering sixth grade are invited and encouraged to attend. Students entering seventh to 12th grades can volunteer as classroom helpers. Daily lessons are supported with Bible…

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,…

Pastor John Shellenberger will lead a weekly Lunch and Learn Bible study, based on the sermon series, Praying the Names of God, this Lenten season. Beginning March 6, the group will meet on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary for study, followed by a Dutch treat lunch at a nearby restaurant. All are…

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…

Join us at Mission Central on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m. to help sort and bag donated groceries. The groceries are then transported to the Bethesda Mission shelter in Harrisburg to be shared with residents in need. Mission Central, a warehouse and affiliate of the Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church, collects and…

The Third Friday Food Truck Feast rolls into the First Church parking lot again on June 15, from 5 to 9 p.m. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods. Confirmed vendors so far include Mad Sandwiches, Mad Dash, Chicken Truck, Bountiful Feast, Up in Smoke, The Sweet…

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