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).

Make every day a day to connect with Jesus!

This week's plan: Kingdom People


Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.



Worship Bulletin

Accompanist- Terri Stevens

Reader - Doug Harbach


FLOWERS - The altar flowers are from Bob and Becky Foor in loving memory of their parents Oscar and Harriet Foor and Charles and June Wilhite.

There is an opening for  altar flowers on June 2. Call Bette Renshaw at 717-263-3660 if you would like to sign-up.


Traditional Order of Service

Contemporary Order of Service

June 2, 2024


Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meet Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM.

Grad Sunday -- On June 2, we will recognize our graduates! If you are graduating this year (or did in winter of 2023) from high school or higher education, we want to celebrate you! Please contact Collin ( for more information.

 Youth Mission Trip -- The youth are heading to Philadelphia on June 23-29 to serve with the Philly Project. We are in need of an additional adult female who is willing to drive and participate with us for the week. Please contact Collin if you are interested/available!


Sign ups for the Impact Festival (July 24-28) are available now! Students in 6th-12th grades who would like to participate may sign up by contacting Collin, or by signing up in the youth room. Ticket prices are $100 if you pay before May 1, and increase to $140 after that time. We never want cost to be a hurdle for participating in an event. If this presents any issue to you, please contact Collin. Thank you!

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College Students Group

College Students

Pray for college students as they finish finals and return home for the summer or start summer internships/jobs.



Hungry Hearts

Clothing Ministry is in need of new underwear for all ages and sizes including bras, panties, boxers and briefs.

We are running low on plastic bags! These are used for our weekly food pantry. Any plastic bags you could return to us or donate would be appreciated!


Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect


June 15, 2024 - Garden Party on Robin's Patio!
More info to come.


WIN Wish List - Win Victim Services is in need of an infant car seat, wood platform bed frames, and consumable items. There is a list of current needs clipped to a box marked "WIN donations" by the welcome desk. You are invited to take a picture of the list or visit their site:  If you purchase items from the website, please mark the quantity purchased. Monetary donations can be given to Pam Reed. Collected money will be used to purchase a car seat first. Donations of items can be placed in the box or given to Pam.

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Thank you for support you have given to provide education and a daily meal to the children of the School of Hope and for providing security, shelter, food and education to the orphans at Kaendra’s Place.  These ministries are still vitally functioning through all the turmoil in Haiti and continues to need our support.  The monthly expenses are as follows: $2800 for running the School of Hope which educates over 200 children (10 months/year)  $1850 to provide the daily needs for 11 orphans at Keandra's Place. A monthly transfer fee of $50 fo a monthly total of $4700.  In addition, we pay rent for the building housing the School of Hope for $3000 a semester— $9000 a year.  Annual expense for the Haiti Ministry is $59,200.  Your ongoing generosity helps children and families to survive in a dark, hard time.

Mission Central needs:

Hand towels, children's books (all ages), travel size body wash, nail clippers, zip lock gallon size bags, heavy duty black trash bags, toothpaste, wash cloths, combs, toothbrush ( single packages please)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -

How will GriefShare help you? When a loved one dies, it can feel like you’re alone.  Few people understand how painful and isolating your grief can be.  But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer by yourself. At GriefShare, you’ll find a safe, comforting place where you can talk with others about your grief.  You’ll find support, direction, and guidance on how to make it through. GriefShare Support group meets at First Church on Mondays at 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. For more information or to register, call Gail at 717-263-8491 ext. 207.

Loss of a Spouse

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

Music & Worship



Race Against Poverty – June 7, 2024

Running, walking and kid’s fun runs are all part of the event.

To register for the race, go to: and join our team, 1st United.

For more information contact Laura Mellott, or 724-504-4708.


Prayers for Healing

Susan Livermore's sister, Jamie.

Bill Holland

Dottie Vidal

Helen Rice

Karen Brennan

Doris Bitner

Erma Collins

Linda Peppernick medical procedure 5-24

Delores Burkhart

Kathy Paul [Claremont Rehab]

Delores Burkhart [Chambersburg Hospital]

Brian Barnes

Dianne Salter

Sharri Ewing

Denzil Heckman

Bob Foor

Don Ardery

Sue Kitting

John Kitting

Louis Hill

Timothy Thomas


Wanda Levengood

Larry Fischer


Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

GriefShare starting March 18 at 1:00 pm

Race Against Poverty

VBS 2024

Illuminate Mission Trip

Prayers for Members with Long Term Concerns

Dick Jenkins

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Sarah Baker

Bob Thomas

Ann, friend of Glennis Parris

Glennis Parris

Gideon Hill

Leslie Gotwald

Brianna Renshaw

June Maring

Prayers for Members with Long Term Concerns

Gary Gettel

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Lori Kelsey

Judy Glass

Chuck Salter

Emmitt Kessinger

Jackie Rock

Georgia Kauffman

Ray Kauffman

Marie Agostinelle

Nathalie Aylesworth

Jack Kramer

Bette Bowers

Wayne Gettel

Pam Shatzer

Jennifer Henderson

Jacob Salter

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence

Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

Prayers for Israel

Safe return of hostages

End to Hamas terrorism and torture of Israel and the Jewish people


Steady and consistent Humanitarian aid into the Gaza strip

Relief and end to suffering of the Palestinian people


Setup the FLC for 11 o’clock service: We need teams of 2 or 3 to prep the room for Sunday worship any time after noon on Friday or Saturday morning. 45 minutes would be needed to do this job. If you would like to help, please speak to pastor Steve or email:

Scam Emails Please do not respond to any emails asking you for Urgent help or gift cards which proport to be from the pastor or a staff member.  This is always a scam.

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.

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