First Church invites the community to attend one or more of the special events and worship services we have planned for Advent and Christmas.

During Advent we will be offering livestreamed and recorded services. The church will follow all appropriate safety measures and protocols for in-person events.

  • Nov. 29 Worship 8:15 a.m. (online)
  • Dec. 1 Rejoicing Spirits Fireside Worship 7:00 p.m. (on Zoom)
  • Dec. 6 Worship and Holy Communion 8:15 a.m. (online)
    Service of Remembrance and Hope 4:00 p.m. (Please pre-register with Janice Bowen at Watch on our website here.
  • Dec. 13 Worship 8:15 a.m. (online)
    Christmas Caroling 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot (rain date Dec. 20)
  • Dec. 15 Rejoicing Spirits ~ Jesus’s Birthday Celebration 7:00 pm (on Zoom)
  • Dec. 20 Worship 8:15 a.m. (online)
    (Christmas Caroling raindate)
  • Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Worship Services at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., online only! (as of December 23).
    • 4:00 p.m. ~ Due to the impending rain, this service will be livestreamed through our website, starting at 4:00 p.m.  There will be no outdoor service, livestream only. Please click here to view this service at or after 4:00 p.m.
    • 7:00 p.m. ~ Sanctuary Livestream Service (Online only)
      • For all ages. Includes communion. Concludes  with “Silent Night” and interactive candle lighting. Please click here to view this service at or after 7:00 p.m. This will be livestreamed, and a recording will be available after the service through our website.  Please click here to prepare your virtual candle before the service.
    • “Any Time” Family Service
      Pre-recorded and available here on our church website after 2 p.m. so that you can worship when you wish. Contact Dawn Fisher and Anna Harris at ahead of time to receive a Christmas kit, with items to be used during the service.
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135 West Simpson Street
Mechanicsburg, Pa 17055
Phone (717) 766-4611
Sunday Services:
8:30 a.m. In-Person & Live Stream Worship
11:00 a.m In-Person Worship
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