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!
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
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
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
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!
[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!
Service – Fun – Fellowship August 21-22, 2015 Ready to put your faith to work? First Church is planning a Weekend of Service where individuals can experience a community service project for the first time. The projects are designed to be short and simple, and get us out into the community to meet our neighbors.… Continue reading Weekend of Service