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…

Come experience the passion and power of the Easter story. First Church will put on its annual Passion Play on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The Passion Play re-enacts the events of Holy Week, beginning with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and concluding with his crucifixion and resurrection. The live performance,…

Join us for the Drawing Closer Café, located at Mechanicsburg Crafter’s Retreat, 304 W. Main Street, Mechanicsburg.  We will enjoy a time of crafting and creating using God’s Word as our backdrop. Each night will include a time of fellowship, coffee, crafting and learning.  The classes will be held on the first and third Wednesday’s…

Are you interested in becoming a member of First Church? Please consider attending our New Member Class. The next one begins on Sunday, March 1 and runs through April 26 (no classes on March 8 or April 12). Classes are held during the Sunday School hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call…

First Church invites families with children of all ages to participate in the Summer Family Challenge starting in June and continuing through August. The Summer Family Challenge encourages families to make memories spending time together doing a variety of activities. Pick up a Summer Family Challenge packet at the display across from the Welcome Desk….

First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, June 23, 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…

First Church will present patriotic-themed quilts, handmade by the Squares and Prayers group, to veterans during worship services led by Re-Creation on June 23. Re-Creation is a team of talented performers that travels across the United States to inspire and enhance the lives of hospitalized veterans with their uplifting performances. The group is known as…

First Church is excited to host ‘Re-Creation’ in concert again this summer. The group will perform in concert on Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. at First Church, and lead worship at both services on Sunday, June 23. Both concerts are free and open to the public. All are invited to attend. This team of…

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