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April 2018

Spaghetti Dinner

The Bell Choirs of First Church will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The church’s fellowship hall will be transformed into an Italian restaurant, complete with checkered tablecloths, candles and Italian music! The meal will include all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and home made cake. Dine in or get a meal to go. Cost is $9 for adults, and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Children 3 and under are free. Tickets…

New Member Class

Are you interested in becoming a member of First Church? Please consider attending our New Member Class. The next one begins on Sunday, March 4, 2018, and runs until April 29. 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.

May 2018

“Be One, Make One” Bible Study

Pastor Denny Keller is leading a weekly study based on “BE ONE, MAKE ONE,” the 2018 daily Bible discipleship challenge. The study begins Jan. 10, and will run from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. in room B004. Based on the core values that guide us as disciples, “BE ONE, MAKE ONE” incorporates focused study, weekly Scripture readings based on key Biblical themes, and messages during Sunday worship services to reinforce the lessons. In addition, participants can engage in a variety of…

National Day of Prayer

First Church invites you to join with thousands of other churches across our nation to participate in the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3. Each year on the first Thursday in May, our nation pauses to observe a National Day of Prayer. On that day, we have an opportunity to emphasize the importance of prayer as a testimony to who God is, what we believe, and the fact that our nation was founded upon the truths of God’s…

“Be One, Make One” Bible Study

Pastor Denny Keller is leading a weekly study based on “BE ONE, MAKE ONE,” the 2018 daily Bible discipleship challenge. The study begins Jan. 10, and will run from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. in room B004. Based on the core values that guide us as disciples, “BE ONE, MAKE ONE” incorporates focused study, weekly Scripture readings based on key Biblical themes, and messages during Sunday worship services to reinforce the lessons. In addition, participants can engage in a variety of…

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Bagging Groceries at Mission Central

Join us at Mission Central on Wednesday, May 16 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 distributes relief supplies and humanitarian aid locally, nationally and internationally as needed in response to natural disasters and other crises. First Church members volunteer at…

Isaiah 61 Ministry

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 month. The next volunteer opportunity is Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. A carpool leaves from First Church at 6:00 p.m. for those who…

Knit@Nite

First Church welcomes knitters, crocheters and crafters of all types for the new Knit@Nite fellowship group. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the newly renovated Tower Meeting Room (former Children’s Library), Room 216D. Attendees can work on any project, but prayer shawls and hats for premature babies are currently needed. For more information, call or e-mail the church at (717) 766-4611 or office@fumchurch.com.

Food Trucks

The Third Friday Food Truck Feast rolls into the First Church parking lot again on May 18, 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, Roost Uncommon Kitchen, It’s All Greek, Shredderz, Potato Coop, Sugar Whipped and Ice Cream Express. In addition to good food and music, the event offers a fun time to meet and socialize with other community members.…

Confirmation Sunday

Congratulations to the 2018 confirmands! Join us on Sunday, May 20 at the 10:45 a.m. worship service as we formally welcome new members into our church family.

Rejoicing Spirits Worship Service

First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, May 27 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 fourth Sunday of each month.

June 2018

Graduate Sunday

Join us on June 3 for Graduate Sunday at First Church. We will honor all of our 2018 graduates, both high school and college, during the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. worship services.

2018 VBS

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, 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 stories, science activities, music, crafts, games and snacks. You do not have to be a member of First Church or any church to attend. Click…

2018 VBS

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, 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 stories, science activities, music, crafts, games and snacks. You do not have to be a member of First Church or any church to attend. Click…

2018 VBS

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, 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 stories, science activities, music, crafts, games and snacks. You do not have to be a member of First Church or any church to attend. Click…

2018 VBS

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, 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 stories, science activities, music, crafts, games and snacks. You do not have to be a member of First Church or any church to attend. Click…

2018 VBS

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, 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 stories, science activities, music, crafts, games and snacks. You do not have to be a member of First Church or any church to attend. Click…

Food Trucks

First Church is pleased to announce that the Third Friday Food Truck Feast will be returning in 2018! Join us on the following Fridays: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods including chicken, French fries, barbecue, Greek food, tacos and desserts.…

Re-Creation Concert

First Church is excited to host ‘Re-Creation’ in concert this summer! The group will perform in concert on Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary, and lead worship at both First Church services on Sunday, June 24. This team of talented performers travels across the United States to inspire and enhance the lives of hospitalized veterans with their uplifting performances. The group is known as ‘America’s ambassadors to hospitalized veterans,’ as they have served across our nation…

Re-Creation Worship

First Church is excited to host ‘Re-Creation’ in concert this summer! The group will perform in concert on Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary, and lead worship at both First Church services on Sunday, June 24. This team of talented performers travels across the United States to inspire and enhance the lives of hospitalized veterans with their uplifting performances. The group is known as ‘America’s ambassadors to hospitalized veterans,’ as they have served across our nation…

July 2018

Food Trucks

First Church is pleased to announce that the Third Friday Food Truck Feast will be returning in 2018! Join us on the following Fridays: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods including chicken, French fries, barbecue, Greek food, tacos and desserts.…

August 2018

Food Trucks

First Church is pleased to announce that the Third Friday Food Truck Feast will be returning in 2018! Join us on the following Fridays: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods including chicken, French fries, barbecue, Greek food, tacos and desserts.…

September 2018

Food Trucks

First Church is pleased to announce that the Third Friday Food Truck Feast will be returning in 2018! Join us on the following Fridays: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods including chicken, French fries, barbecue, Greek food, tacos and desserts.…

October 2018

Food Trucks

First Church is pleased to announce that the Third Friday Food Truck Feast will be returning in 2018! Join us on the following Fridays: April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. An expected six to eight trucks will be pulling in with a variety of foods including chicken, French fries, barbecue, Greek food, tacos and desserts.…

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