First Church invites the public to join us online for a worship service in honor of Ash Wednesday on Feb. 17. Ash Wednesday is the day when Christians gather to begin and prepare spiritually for the 40 days of Lent, leading up to Easter. It is traditional for Christians to have ashes placed on their…

The pastors of First Church will present a series of sermon messages on the “Seven Last Words” of Jesus during worship services this Lenten season. The messages, based on the book The Hope of Glory by Pulitzer Prize winning presidential historian and lifelong Episcopalian layman Jon Meacham, reflect on the gospel accounts of the final…

Are you looking for some new meal ideas? The Youth Fellowship Group of First Church will hold two fundraisers in conjunction with Strock’s Catering Barn in Mechanicsburg this month. Freshly-prepared, ready-to-eat meals for adults and kids can be pre-ordered and picked up on the following dates: Thursday, Feb. 18 Slow-roasted brisket sandwich or legacy pork…

We have put together a special playlist for February! Click here or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5rbHEYEfHei97cUI8rjwNJ?si=JESfX6DxTqyq3f8SIynh_A We will be sharing a new playlist the first Wednesday of each month. For Spotify users, search for the user First UMC of Mechanicsburg, and click on the playlist titled “Where Words Fail, Music…

Did you know that the search for “how to pray” on Google increased by 50 percent in 2020? We all are searching for answers and guidance, and want to pray more – for ourselves and our loved ones, our country, the church, and the world! Through our connection to Alpha, everyone is invited to join…

First Church is pleased to offer the following online Bible studies via Zoom beginning this winter. All are invited and encouraged to join one! You do not have to be a member of First Church or of any church to participate in the Bible studies. For more information, call or email the church at 717.766.4611…

First Church will hold a Rejoicing Spirits worship service on Sunday, January 24 at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome! Once again, we will be worshipping via Zoom video conference. If you had ever wanted to attend, but were not able to, this is a great opportunity. The service will include music, scripture, prayer and a…

First Church is collecting nonperishable food items for the Little Free Pantry located on our property to help local families in need. The Little Free Pantry collection will take place on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot of First Church, 135 W. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg through February 24. The items will…

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