Outreach

See below for local outreach events and information

  • Kitchen of Grace

    Celebrating seven years and over 50,000 meals served!

    Each Friday, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. we offer the community a free meal served in the church Annex (corner of Prince and King Streets). Volunteer opportunities are available.  Contact Larry and Kathy Russell at 717.530.5024 for more information.


  • After Hours" Coffee House

    Runs during the university year, mid-August through April

    Coffee and conversation for students and young adults are offered every Thursday starting at 9:00 p.m. in the church Annex on the corner of King and Prince streets.  For more information, contact Tony Morton at 717.532.8421.


  • Bible Adventure Program

    Runs during the school year, September-May

    Children from James Burd and Shippensburg Area Intermediate School are brought to the church for one hour of spiritual education. Contact Shirley Negley for more information.


  • King's Kettle

    Food Pantry

    Local food pantry. To donate through the church, the second Sunday of each month is designated for King's Kettle Food Pantry collection.  To donate directly, volunteer or for more information, contact the pantry at 717.530.9200.


  • Local  Seminars, Events and Retreats


    Grief Share

    August 22 - November 14, 2019

    Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm


    Shippensburg First Church of God, Room  10

    Losing a loved one through death is painful.  We do not want you to walk this journey alone.  Our next Grief Share session will being on Thursday, August 22nd from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  This Bible Study and support group provides you an opportunity to learn how others have struggled and grown through grief toward healing. If you are interested, please sign up in The Gathering Place in the church  or in your Sunday school classroom.  You  can register also by calling the Church Office at 717-532-8421.


    Good Soil Basic Seminar

    October 14-15, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day

    Association of Baptists for World Evangelism -

    522 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, PA  17070

    Be equipped to share God's story of redemption chronologically, so that people will clearly understand, embrace, and hold on to the gospel.  

    Cost: $120 (includes lunch, snacks, instructional materials, and other resources)

    Register:  www.GoodSoil.com/training


    Hooks for Hanging The Bible's Big Storyline

    October 14-15, 5:00 to 7:00 pm each day

    Association of Baptists for World Evangelism - 

    522 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, PA  17070

    Learn a quick and simple method for grasping an overview of the bible and become equipped to teach others.

    Cost: $30 (Dinner included)

    Register:  www.GoodSoil.com/training


    Strength - Assembly of God Men's Conference

    October 18 - 19

    Christian Life Assembly, 2645 Lisburn Road,

    Camp Hill, PA  17011

    Cost: $65, $55 if you register by 10/1

    Register:  www.strengthconference.men


    Children's Fishing Derby

    Ages 5-15

    October 20, 2:00 to 6:00 pm

    Doubling Gap Center, Camp Yolijwa,

    1550 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, PA

    cost: $10 per  person and $5 for adult chaperone

    Register: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/52865982e4b0201815184c5f/t/5d668e997d68a50001eabca5/1567002268860


    2019 ERC Fall Prayer Retreat

    October 21, 9:00 am to October 22, 12:00 pm

    Doubling Gap Center, Camp Yoliuwa

    1550 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, PA

    cost $ 40 Commuter, $50 Lodge, $150 in Mt View (single occupancy) and $75 (double occopancy)

    Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eglg3uqdf109e807&oseq=&c=&ch=


    Social Security Seminar

    Topics:  Spousal Benefits, Taxation of Social Security Benefits, Managing Taxes in Retirement

    Presenter: Michael P. Smith, MBA, AEPr, CFPr, Wealth Advisor, S. Central PA Group, Thrivent Financial Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg, PA

    Cost: Free


    PA State Sunday School Convention

    November 2, 8:45 am to 4:15 pm

    Antrim Brethren in Christ Church

    24 Kauffman Road, Chambersburg, PA

    Cost:  $25/person or any number of persons from the same church can attend for $125 total.

    Lunch: $10.00

    Register:  Call 717-652-1930 or 1-800-358-2303


    Father-Son Retreat "Plugged In"

    November 8-10, 7:00 pm Fri.-2:00pm Sun.

    For fathers and sons in grades 1 to 12.  

    Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive, Greencastle, PA  17225

    Cost:  $154 for each father-son pair.  $74 for each additional child.  Register and pay in full by October 11 to get discount pricing ($144/pair, $69/additional child)

    Speaker: Tom Harmon

    To Register:  www.joyelcamps.org or 717-269-4539






  • PMI

    Pregnancy Ministries, Inc.

    Serving those with crisis pregnancies from a pro-life perspective.  Volunteer opportunities available. Contact Robin Kell at 717.532.4446 for more information or Maggie or Deb at the Chambersburg Center at 717-267-3738.



  • C.A.N.

    Christ Among Neighbors

    Community wide ministry to meet a wide array of needs.  Donate or volunteer. Located at 130 South Penn Street. Contact Darlene Meyers at 717.532.7577 for more information.


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