Brethren and Mennonite Heritage Center
“Lent begins in the wilderness. The Spirit guides Jesus into the wilderness where he comes face to face with temptation and struggle. Yet, in his forty days of fasting, resisting, and wandering, Jesus is shaped and formed for ministry. Similarly, through the wilderness of Lent, we are invited to surrender to the wild leadings of… Continue reading The Wilderness: Lent at First Church
Join us for the Advent season at First Church! In the weeks leading up to Christmas we will be exploring the different perspectives and people involved in the birth of Christ! This Advent at First Church we will be looking at the different people involved in the Gospel Christmas narratives and how they saw Jesus.… Continue reading Advent at First Church: “Some Children See Him”
Harrisonburg First Church of the Brethren is kicking off our children and youth programs for the school year! This year, we are extending a special invitation to families in the district and our neighborhood to join us on Wednesday nights as we start a new children/youth programming venture. Kids Club is for ages 4 –… Continue reading Kids Club, Youth Group, and Fellowship Meal
Sunday we talked about the many ways to pray. Often, we are very good at talking, or making requests, but not so good at listening.Here are some ways to practice tuning in to God: As a family: Take a walk, a hike or just find a comfortable place to sit outdoors with the idea of… Continue reading Prayer: Tuning In Activities
First Church invites you to join in our Vacation Bible School: Rolling River Rampage! It is sure to be splashingly good fun! Dates: June 18-21 Times: 6:30pm – 8:00 pm For: Rising PK – Rising 8th graders For more information or to inquire about registration, contact the church office at 540-434-8288. You may now register… Continue reading Vacation Bible School
“Practicing the Presence” can sometimes seem like an elusive thing. Often, that is because we have certain expectations about the outcome… what the divine will look like in our lives. Other times, it is because there is no real formula for success. It is more about practice than perfection. For some of us that is… Continue reading It takes a little practice…
No matter the age, there is always creative fun taking place as we learn about God! Join us on Wednesday nights!