There were six of us folks who participated in the Community Garden Service Project on our church grounds—Julie Foster, Beth Burtner, Brenda Fox, Sharon Helbert, Tish Moore, and George Toscano. We spent the first part of the morning on Saturday, August 13, 2016, putting a 3-foot wide border of cardboard layered with mulch around the… Continue reading The Community Garden Project During Weekend of Service
2016 WEEKEND OF SERVICE SCHEDULE August 12, 2016 Day of Service Kick-off (participants are to eat at home before coming to the church) 8:00 – Family Movie Night – a recently popular film with your favorite zoo animals (popcorn & drinks served beforehand) Camp Fire & S’Mores August 13, 2016 Day of Service 8:00 a.m. –Breakfast… Continue reading 2016 Weekend of Service Schedule
[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Weekend of Service Deadline Is Sunday, August 7, 2016 To Sign Up For A Project & Order T-Shirts If you will not be at church this coming Sunday and you want to sign up for a project or T-Shirt, please stop by the church or call the office at 540-434-8288 before… Continue reading Deadline for Weekend of Service Signup!
Weekend of Service Signups begin Sunday, July 24 for projects that will be held on Saturday, August 13. Signup sheets are located in the narthex along with donation boxes to provide the teams with the supplies they will need, if any. Weekend of Service Projects (1) School Kits – 8/13 – 9:00 am till done –… Continue reading Weekend of Services Signups Start July 24!
Here are photographs of the raft float trip taken by adult members of First Church and their friends on the afternoon of July 10, 2016. The trip was led by Derek Young, our Coordinator of Adult and Youth Ministries. Derek is also president of Outdoor Adventure Experiences Inc. (http://www.outdooradventureexperiences.com/), which has been providing adventure programs… Continue reading July 10, 2916 Adult Raft Float Trip
Our Weekend of Service (WoS) is about a month away and will take place August 12-14, 2016. The Weekend will kick-off on Friday evening and will be followed by half or full-day service projects on Saturday, ending with a cookout and swim time at the community center behind First Church. During Sunday’s service we will… Continue reading Weekend of Service – August 12-14, 2016
CHILDREN AND YOUTH CHRISTMAS MUSICAL — December 13, 2015 AT 4:00 P.M. The children and youth will present a Christmas Musical — On Our Way to Bethlehem — on Sunday December 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm. The musical will take us on the journey to Bethlehem with the younger children portraying the Biblical characters and the… Continue reading On Our Way to Bethlehem
On November 14, 2015, the old Sale Barn on Sunny Slope Farm was the site of the first pilot show of 12 Baskets and a Goal, a project of Ted & Co, Heifer International, and the Church of the Brethren in support of Heifer’s work around the world. The event featured the play, The Jesus… Continue reading 12 Baskets and a Goat
On Saturday October 31st, 2015 – Halloween Evening – from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Sunny Slope Farm is having an event – “No Tricks – Just Treats” for folks of all ages! Scrumptious food, great music, and thrilling games for all will be featured. Tickets are available online at a cost of $5.00/person. Tickets… Continue reading “No Tricks – Just Treats!”
The Multiply Small Groups are underway! If you are interested in checking out a group or the series of studies, you can still do so. Multiply was the brain child of Frances Chan and David Platt, authors of the book Multiply. The goals of the Multiply material, which are simple, practical, and Biblical, are to… Continue reading Multiply Groups Underway