Local Church Events

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Jan. 21: Coalition to Save Lives Benefit Concert at Jillian’s Cafe

$5/Person or $10/Family Free-will donation requested at the door Romans Road, Eddy Mann and Joe Antonelli will perform! The Coalition to Save Lives mission is to bring hope to the… Read more

Jan. 22: New Fellowship Hall Grand Opening at Faith UMC, Manheim

Faith UMC in Manheim (1290 Fruitville Pike, Lititz) announces the completion of its new Fellowship Hall and Education Wing and will celebrate its grand opening on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 PM. The… Read more

Jan. 23: Informational Meeting for Service Learning trip to South Korea, organized by First UMC Lancaster


We invite and encourage you to take the leap and join our Korea Team to Seoul and Incheon, South Korea in June 2017. The trip is open to youth in 8th-12th grade as well as adults, with the intention of being youth service and learning focused. With that in mind, we hope to have 6 to 8 youth representatives on the team. During the 8-10 day trip, the team will observe and work alongside of Korean Methodists while learning about the history of Christianity in Korea.  Cost for the pilgrimage will be between $1,500-$2,000. A payment plan option will be offered, and we will fundraise to help ease the trip cost. Trip registration remains open until mid-January.

An informational planning meeting will be held for all team members (and anyone interested in potentially being a team member) on Monday, January 23, 2017, at First UMC Lancaster around 6:00 pm. Contact Youth Minister Kate Beiler atyouth@engagegodfirst.org with questions.


Mar. 25: 2nd Annual “Afternoon of Jazz” featuring Lawrence Jones, New Life UMC in Drexel Hill, PA

Renowned flutist and saxophonist Lawrence Jones returns to his childhood hometown of Philadelphia for his first stateside performance in a year! Enjoy as Lawrence’s friends from the Philly jazz community… Read more