Have you ever had a friend who changed your life? In the recent movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, TV legend Fred Rogers helps a skeptical friend overcome great emotional pain by showing kindness, listening to his story, and encouraging him to forgive. Mister Rogers accepts his friend as a child of God, and…

During this Easter season, First Church invites you to joyfully celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! This Sunday, April 19, we continue to celebrate Easter with Pastor Denny’s sermon, “We Are Easter People.” The service can be viewed on our website and Facebook Page at First United Methodist Church of Mechanicsburg,…

First Church will present “Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s,” a live webinar, on April 27 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs…

First Church will hold a Disability Awareness Sunday on Sunday, April 26, featuring our Rejoicing Spirits worship team. Rejoicing Spirits is a monthly service, held on the fourth Sunday of each month. The service is specially designed and adapted for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. It has an informal atmosphere, brief…

Looking to deepen your prayer life? All are invited to join our weekly Wednesday Prayer Group. Pastor John Shellenberger will lead and share meditations from the Celtic Daily Prayer book, and all are welcome to join him online via Zoom conferencing at 11:00 am or pray “in one accord” on your own using the resources…

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…

The Children’s Department of First Church invites families to download “My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule,” a fun resource for children to complete while the public is under quarantine. The time capsule consists of a packet that prompts children to record the history they are living through with family photos, journaling, and news clippings. Children also…

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…

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