First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, Aug. 26 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…

School aged children are invited to bring their backpacks to either the 8:15 or 10:45 a.m. worship service for a special blessing to be prayed over their backpacks. We will pray for a safe and wonderful school year and for all our students, teachers, school administrators and school support staff.

The United Methodist Women (UMW) of First Church will hold their annual Yard, Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon in the church parking lot. The church library will host a huge book sale on site. Most books can be purchased for 25 cents to $1. Back by popular…

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…

The Little Friends Preschool of First Church has limited openings for the 2018-2019 school year. Current openings include: Pre-K (afternoon class); 18 month old (Monday and Wednesday class); 3 year old (Wednesday and Friday class). Little Friends is a non-profit, Christian-based preschool that offers classes for children from 18 months to pre-kindergarten. All students receive…

The Third Friday Food Truck Feast rolls into the First Church parking lot again on August 17, 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, Bountiful Feast, Artisan Pizza, It’s All Greek, The Sweet…

Join us at Mission Central on Wednesday, Aug. 15 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…

Feel free to share your extra flowers, fruits or veggies with others! Bring them to the display (turn right at the end of the Main Entrance Hallway) anytime this summer. If you don’t have a garden, help yourself to garden goodies. Bags are available at the display.

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