First Church members Sarah Jones and Tiffany Holland will discuss their recent mission trip to First Church’s sister congregation in Sierra Leone on Jan. 14, during the Sunday School hour, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the multi-purpose room. All are invited to attend!

For more information, call or e-mail the church office at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

Bethany Robinson, and Matt and LeeAnn Herring will discuss their experiences as CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) missionaries on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room.

CRU’s mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ through on-site groups at colleges worldwide. Matt and LeeAnn are recent graduates of West Chester University and lead the CRU chapter on that campus. Bethany is a 2016 graduate of Bloomsburg University, and served as a missionary intern with CRU in Williamsport this past year.

The presentation is part of “Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus,” a Bible study by Pastor Mike Slaughter. The study, being held this summer at First Church, explores Jesus’ teachings and what our response should be to similar problems in today’s world.

For more information, call or e-mail the church at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

First Church members Graham Bowen and Shawn Rapp will discuss their recent mission trips on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room.

Graham, a sophomore at West Chester University, traveled to Botswana, Africa, for several weeks this summer as a member of CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ).

Shawn, a sophomore at Shippensburg University, spent time in Ocean City, NJ, with the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO). He received training on leadership, evangelism and discipleship, and completed outreach work.

The presentation is part of “Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus,” a Bible study by Pastor Mike Slaughter. The study, being held this summer at First Church, explores Jesus’ teachings and what our response should be to similar problems in today’s world.

For more information, call or e-mail the church at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

Several First Church youth and adult leaders will discuss their recent mission trip to Alaska during Sunday School on Aug. 6, 2017, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room.

The presentation is part of “Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus,” a Bible study by Pastor Mike Slaughter. The study, being held this summer at First Church, explores Jesus’ teachings and what our response should be to similar problems in today’s world.

For more information, call or e-mail the church at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

First Church member Jenna Mengle will discuss her experiences as a CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) missionary on Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room.

Jenna is a graduate of and CRU missionary with Miami University in Ohio. She served a summer mission in Montenegro, Europe, and will serve with CRU in Italy this fall.

CRU’s mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ through on-site groups at colleges worldwide.

Jenna’s presentation is part of “Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus,” a Bible study by Pastor Mike Slaughter. The study, being held this summer at First Church, explores Jesus’ teachings and what our response should be to similar problems in today’s world.

For more information, call or e-mail the church at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

Volunteers are needed to help assemble school kits at First Church this Sunday, Aug. 30.

The kits are being produced in partnership with Mission Central in Mechanicsburg, and will be distributed to local students and families in need.

All are welcome to participate! To get involved, call the church at (717) 766-4611.

First Church supports many teams of everyday people who travel as missionaries locally, nationally and internationally.

For more information on some upcoming mission opportunities click on the attached document.

Do you have questions regarding how to become involved? Contact Tina Eaton at 766-4611, extension 104 or email adultministry@fumchurch.com.

August and September Missions Opportunities

From the Mission trip to Canonsburg, 2011: note the slip and slide shots at the end. That was the homeowner’s reward to Mark’s crew for a job well done at the end of the week.

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