June 25, 2021

First United Methodist Church
Join us on
Sunday, 27th June 2021
9:00 AM Worship at Memorial Park
10:00 AM Sunday School (locations at class discretion)
11:00 AM in the church sanctuary

Masks and social distancing are no longer required at FUMC worship services and events.

View the service later! You can watch any of our services on our YouTube channel. Just search for First United Methodist Church Chambersburg. We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).


We are asking folks not to mail donations through the US Postal service. Please hand-deliver them to the church, because we are having issues with receiving mail. We also have online giving available as well. Thank you for blessing us!

Dates to Remember

July 4th
9:00 am Sunday School at the park or the church. 
9:00 am An Intergenerational Biblical Scavenger Hunt at the park.
10:15 am Blended Worship Service.

August the 15th — Church Picnic
The schedule for the day would be as follows:
9:00 am - Sunday school classes at the church.
10:15 am - Combined Blended Worship in the Sanctuary.
12:30 pm - Church Picnic at Pine Pavilion at Caledonia State Park.

With games/events planned and led by the Leadership Team.
The picnic will be catered and table service provided. Come with just your appetite.


"Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord." James 5: 14

Bev Rensch - healing

God’s perfect will for Janet Shatzer

Healing for Blanche Mock

Healing for Susie Bulger - Quincey Village

Healing for Helen Rice's daughters

Healing prayers for Evelyn Jones

Healing for Sandy Decker

Prayers for the Postal Service

Pray for those involved in building collapse in FL

  • Pray for these with life struggles:
    John & Bunny Parson
    Larry & Avis Guise
    Al & Linda Lojacono
    Jay & Betty Upperman
    Bill & Mary Butts
    Jack & Bette Bowers
    Dean & Carol Crow
    Paul & Erma Collins
    Bill & Thelma Peerce
    Richard & Susan Briggs
    Kirk & Kathy Paul
    Chuck & Dianne Salter

Praise and Thanksgiving

 (Please send your praises and thanksgivings so others can rejoice with you.)


Pray with us Tuesdays at 2:52pm.

Worship with us Sundays at 9am/11am.
Don't forget that kids who complete their worship bulletin get a 'punch' for each bulletin and when all ten holes are punched, they receive a $10 gift card. You can pick up kids' worship bulletins at the welcome tables.

Sunday School 10am at park or church if weather is bad.

Register for V.B.S. - Dates June 30 and July 7.

Summer Book Club for moms with daughters in the tween and teen years.

Family Workcamp: Planting Seeds - Register Here. We will be at Mt. Asbury on July 10 and 11. Your family can stay overnight on Saturday or only come up for the day. This is a service opportunity for kids and parents, but also a retreat experience for families. You are not required to pay for the retreat, but we will accept donations.

We are meeting on Wednesdays in the building from 6-7:30pm, and on Sundays at 10am.
A full schedule is on the events page at illuminateyouth.org.

Beth Stahl is having a Post-High gathering at her home on July 2, 2021 at 7pm. Please contact Beth if you have graduated from high school and are interested in joining this group.

Please save your egg cartons and drop them off for Hungry Hearts so we can repackage flats of eggs for distribution. If you would like to serve with this ministry, please contact Dan Renshaw at dan@pageek.com.
Hungry Heart's Clothing Mission
Now accepting clothing and household donations. The bins will be in their regular place in the lobby near the doors to The Family Life Center. You will need to call the church office to make sure that someone is available to open the doors for you. Please leave all items in the bins. When the bins are full, that represents all we are able to process in one week. We are in particular need of children’s clothing. Thank you for your continued support for this mission.

If you are struggling with your grief journey, please contact Gail at
717-263-8491 ext. 207 or parishvisitorfumc@gmail.com for a listening ear or more information.

 Feeling Down?
Our Stephen Ministry can help. Stephen Ministers are not just there for “big” crises. They are also available for the little ones, because many times the little thing can really add up. So don’t wait until you have a really BIG crisis; consider Stephen Ministry if the little things have you feeling down. You can be assured your Stephen Minister will keep quiet about what you share! CONFIDENTIALITY is the cornerstone of our ministry. Questions?
Contact Gail for more information. 7147-263-8491 ext. 207

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