Although we cannot physically gather this Holy Week, First Church invites and encourages you to join us for the following events and worship services from the safety of home. Passion Play – This event was cancelled for the safety of our community, but we invite you to experience its powerful message through the new Passion…

If there’s ever been a time for followers of Jesus to come together in prayer, it’s now as we face this global pandemic and health crisis. First Church typically participates in the Mechanicsburg Good Friday Prayer Walk. Members of several area congregations form groups, and walk to locations throughout our town to blanket them in…

For the first time in 30 years, First Church will not present its annual Passion Play. The event, scheduled for April 8, was canceled in observance of the recent measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Passion Play re-enacts the events of Holy Week, beginning with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and concluding with…

Prayer is an important part of our faith journey. If you need some direction on prayer and praying for others, we invite you to use the Prayer Guides we will be posting on our website. You can find them under Resources and choose Fun and Faith from the dropdown menu. This week’s Prayer Guide can…

Many people choose to give up something for the 40 days of Lent. Perhaps a favorite snack food, like chocolate or potato chips. It is a reminder of and very small sacrifice to honor the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus made for each of us. Beginning March 1, the pastors of First Church will present “Giving…

The Mechanicsburg Cluster of Churches will host a community Ash Wednesday worship service on February 26 at 7 p.m.  First United Methodist Church 135 W. Simpson Street, will be hosting the service. New this year, you will be invited to participate in interactive stations to help prepare you for the beginning of Lent.  All are…

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