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First United Methodist Church Mechanicsburg

July 2018

Isaiah 61 Homeless 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, July 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. A carpool leaves from First Church at 6:00 p.m. for those who…

Pastor Denny Bible Study

Wednesday Drop in! All are welcome to join Pastor Denny’s Bible study class, based on the 2018 daily Bible reading plan, any Wednesday from June 20 to July 25. The class meets from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. If you haven’t already, visit the “Be One, Make One” display in the church lobby, pick up a Common English Bible with the companion daily reading plan and begin reading!

“Growing Young” Book Discussion

Read a good book! Order a copy of Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Love Your Church, begin reading and join in a discussion group lead by church staff members. The group will meet on Wednesday evenings from June 20 to July 25 from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. The book, based on research done by the Fuller Youth Institute, documents what the “bright spot” congregations they studied all have in common that helps them to reach young…

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

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

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.…

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

Rejoicing Spirits Worship Service

First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, July 22 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.

Pastor Denny Bible Study

Wednesday Drop in! All are welcome to join Pastor Denny’s Bible study class, based on the 2018 daily Bible reading plan, any Wednesday from June 20 to July 25. The class meets from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. If you haven’t already, visit the “Be One, Make One” display in the church lobby, pick up a Common English Bible with the companion daily reading plan and begin reading!

“Growing Young” Book Discussion

Read a good book! Order a copy of Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Love Your Church, begin reading and join in a discussion group lead by church staff members. The group will meet on Wednesday evenings from June 20 to July 25 from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. The book, based on research done by the Fuller Youth Institute, documents what the “bright spot” congregations they studied all have in common that helps them to reach young…

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

August 2018

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

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

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.…

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

September 2018

Summer Sunday School: Gospel Shaped Outreach

First Church is offering Gospel Shaped Outreach, a summer Sunday School study that will equip participants for faith-sharing. Many Christians don’t like the word “evangelism” and prefer to leave this to pastors and church leaders, but ALL believers are called to make disciples. Gospel Shaped Outreach will include Scripture and feature guest teachers who work as missionaries, to help participants discover comfortable ways to communicate the message of Jesus and become motivated to share our faith with those who are…

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

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

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

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

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

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.…

November 2018

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.

December 2018

Men of First Church

Meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 to 9:30 for small group studies. Location changes, call the church office for details.

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.

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