First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, March 24, 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 is held on the fourth…

Join us at Mission Central on Wednesday, March 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…

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 soup kitchen, clothing bank and Life groups. Specifically, First Church members help serve meals to the homeless in downtown Harrisburg on the third Wednesday of…

The United Methodist Women (UMW) of First Church will hold a Mission Meal on Sunday, March 17, immediately following the 10:45 a.m. worship service. Takeout is available. Enjoy a meal of chili, cornbread and brownies. A freewill offering will be accepted, with proceeds benefiting local ministries that support women, children and youth.

First Church will hold a “Taste of Africa” event and presentation on Sunday, March 10, 2019, led by church members who recently attended a mission trip to Sierra Leone, Africa. The event is free and open to the public. The evening begins at 6:15 p.m. with “Taste of Africa.” Attendees can sample African foods that…

Join us for Camp Sunday on March 10, 2019! Learn more about the many opportunities for church camp this summer, and how to register. First Church firmly believes in the benefits of a church camp experience. Set in beautiful woods and natural surroundings, camp provides a distraction from video games, television and the general rushed…

Join us on Saturday, March 9 for a Ham Loaf Dinner at First Church. Ham loaf, a central Pennsylvania tradition, is a mixture of fresh pork, smoked ham and other ingredients, served with a tangy, sweet sauce. The meal will include green beans, potatoes, rolls, applesauce, a beverage and assorted desserts. Chicken nuggets will be…

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….

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