First Church will hold the Gathering, an outdoor worship experience, on Sunday evenings this fall.

Beginning Sept. 13 through October 25, the Gathering will offer a time of praise and worship in a casual, “come as you are” experience for all ages. Worship will be held from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. in the church parking lot.

Rest assured in the knowledge that all appropriate safety measures will be observed:

  • Physical distancing at least 6 feet apart (unless you are with members of your family/daily social circle).
  • Mask wearing any time physical distancing is difficult or as you are walking around (masks will not be required once you are seated).
  • Children will remain with their parents (and a fun activity will be provided!)
  • Greeters will be on hand to welcome all, take attendance and assist with spacing.
  • Singing will be allowed in this outdoor venue! (proper physical distancing required)
  • A clean restroom will be made available for anyone in need.

Worshipers are asked to bring a mask and lawn chair, and to arrive early to allow for physical distancing. Dress for the weather, but we will move indoors in the event of a storm.  See more information about the service here.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend! For more information, contact Lisa Aronson at

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135 West Simpson Street
Mechanicsburg, Pa 17055
Phone (717) 766-4611
Sunday Services:
8:15 a.m. In-Person & Live Stream Worship
11:00 a.m In-Person Worship
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