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
Category: Service Opportunities
Deadline for Weekend of Service Signup!
[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 – August 12-14, 2016
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
12 Baskets and a Goat
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
Faith in Action
This past spring four members of First Church (Pastor Beth Jarrett, Brenda Fox, Micah Morris, and Carol Stickley) attended the kick-off meeting of Faith in Action here in Harrisonburg. Faith in Action is an interdenominational organization formed to solve systemic problems in the local community and county. It seeks to move beyond charity to address… Continue reading Faith in Action
SAVE THE DATE — NOAC — SEPTEMBER 4-8, 2017
OLDER MEMBERS OF FIRST CHURCH – Where else can you go to: 1) Get your faith strengthened – Bible studies, great speakers and wonderful music 2) Your body filled with food (3 full meals a day – prepared for you) 3) A body shaking with laughter (ask Larry Glick about his two year old bologna… Continue reading SAVE THE DATE — NOAC — SEPTEMBER 4-8, 2017
2015 National Older Adult Conference
Seven members from First Church are attending the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) in Lake Junaluska, NC, next week (September 7-11): Auburn and Ruth Boyers, Brenda Fox, Larry Glick, Sharon Helbert, Rosie Martz, Pauline Miller, and Carolyn and Larry Seilhamer. The theme of this year’s NOAC is “Then Jesus Told Them a Story.” The schedule… Continue reading 2015 National Older Adult Conference
Weekend of Service Update!
T-Shirts are here. If you are able, please stop by the church today (Thursday 8/20) or tomorrow (Friday 8/21) and pick up your T-shirts. Contributions toward the cost of the T-shirts is voluntary. We suggest a donation of $8.00 per T-shirt for adults and $5.00 for children. There are extra T-Shirts in case you forgot… Continue reading Weekend of Service Update!
Weekend of Service Sign-ups Underway!
[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Weekend of Service signups are underway, T-shirt requests are being received, donations have been requested, and volunteers are being sought to man the Bike-A-Thon. The Weekend of Service is designed for individuals of all ages to get out into the community and experience a first time uncomplicated, short, easy service project.… Continue reading Weekend of Service Sign-ups Underway!
FCOB Will Host A Blood Drive This Sunday
In what has become an annual event, Harrisonburg First Church of the Brethren will be hosting a blood drive this Sunday from 11:00am-3:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Over the past few years, this drive has been a huge success and hopefully the same can be said for the 2015 event. Giving is simple, drink a… Continue reading FCOB Will Host A Blood Drive This Sunday