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
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
The Annual First Church of the Brethren VBS is set for July 18-22. The title of VBS for 2016 is “Cave Quest”. Participants will learn about following the light of Jesus. To register go to the VBS page at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/hburgfirstcob
Over the next five weeks, we will take a look at the book of Esther. If you haven’t read Esther, I’d encourage you to read it! It reads like a thriller or even a romance novel. And yet, we can learn much about what it means to live a life committed to God and to one… Continue reading For such a time as this…
First Church of the Brethren was awarded 2nd Place for the 2015 Salvation Army Bellringer Award among local churches. The award was presented to FCOB at the annual Salvation Army Volunteer Appreciation Dinner that was held at Eastern Mennonite University on Monday, May 2. First Church has been active in the Red Kettle Campaign for… Continue reading FCOB Awarded Second Place for 2015 Salvation Army Bell Ringing
First Church of the Brethren will be hosting its Seventh Annual Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 30 at 1:30pm. The tournament will once again be held at Lakeview Golf Club in Harrisonburg,… Continue reading FCOB Golf Tournament Set For This Saturday, April 30.
It’s simple! All you have to do is enjoy Which Wich food, and First Church of the Brethren benefits! Which Wich, located at 291 University Blvd., in Harrisonburg will be holding a fundraiser to benefit First Church of the Brethren on Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-4:00pm. 30% of all proceeds from the event will be… Continue reading FCOB Fundraiser with Which Wich is This Sunday, April 24
It’s simple! All you have to do is enjoy Which Wich food, and First Church of the Brethren benefits! Which Wich, located at 291 University Blvd., in Harrisonburg will be holding a fundraiser to benefit First Church of the Brethren on Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-4:00pm. 30% of all proceeds from the event will be… Continue reading Help First Church Just by Eating!
First Church of the Brethren 2016 Easter Events Thurs March 24 7:00 PM Maundy Thursday Love Feast Fri March 24 7:00 PM Tenebrae Service Sun March 27 7:00 AM Sunrise Service at Crossroads (Weavers – rain location) 8:00 AM Easter Breakfast (Multipurpose Room) 10:30 AM Easter Worship Service Easter Living Cross… Continue reading Join us for Holy Week!