In Today's Service:
Organist/Choir Director - Diaconal Minister Linda Peppernick
Scripture Reader - Ben Schellhase
Acolyte - Rachel Gotwald
The altar flowers are place to the glory of God and in memory of Dell's son, Ryan Mills and in memory of Martha Mowen, Sandy's Mother. Given by Sandy Mills.
Please contact Bette Renshaw (717-263-3660) to place flowers. There are openings for altar flowers on September 25.
We welcome Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball and thank her for being with us today and bringing this morning's sermon.
We also welcome Rev. Cathy Boileau, our Conference Superintendent and First UMC’s beloved former pastor for joining us this morning. We welcome as well Pastor Bruce Levy and members of Park Avenue United Methodist Church, which God planted nearly one hundred years ago with members of First UB Church.
10am One United Service in the Sanctuary followed by a gathering in the Family Life Center.
The Café is open. Stop by for some refreshments!
We are in need of a class or group to set up the Café on the 4th Sunday of the month. If your class or group can serve in this way, please contact Suzanne Everly.
Did you know that if you can’t make your preferred Sunday morning service, you can come Thursday Night for a brief but meaningful service and stay for a delicious dinner?
At First Church you can!
It's called Dinner Church and you are welcome to join us every week to connect with God through worship and with our community through food and conversation!
Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!
We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).
Mail Service is up to only missing a day or two a week. We feel confident that tithes and offerings mailed to the church will arrive here safely. If you wish to send your contributions via mail, you are welcome to do so.
Important Note regarding upcoming events: If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!
Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.
Refugee Resettlement: Please contact Clint Bolte (717) 267-2157 to volunteer with helps for the family. Donations can be sent to Congregation of the Sons of Israel, 209 East King Street, Chambersburg 17201—memo “refugee resettlement”.
The Chancel Choir meets for weekly rehearsals on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the choir room. All singers are welcome!
Volunteers are needed to set up/take down for Hungry Hearts' Thursday ministry. There is flexibility regarding the days and hours to come in and do the set up and take down. Talk to Pastor Steve or Dan Renshaw.
The Annual Veterans Picnic will be held Saturday September 17, 12:00-4:00, meal at 1p.m. at Green Township Park . All Veterans and family members are invited. Contact email@example.com.