See below for local outreach events and information

  • Kitchen of Grace

    Indoor Dining Resumes - Friday, Feb 4th, 2021!

    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). We are currently offering take out meals. Volunteer opportunities are available.  Contact Larry and Kathy Russell at 717.530.5024 for more information.

  • 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

    Virtual Theological Study Series:


    Register: Eastern Regional Conference COG

    Mon. Jan. 25, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    PART 1: Bearing God's Name: The Old Testament Basis for the Church's Mission

    Speaker: Dr. Carmen Imes

    Mon. Feb. 1, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    PART 2: Loving God and His World: Holistic Discipleship without Public Idolatry

    Speaker: Dr. Vincent Bacote

    Mon. Feb. 8, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    PART 3: Taking Up the Cross and Following Christ

    Speaker: Dr. Sydney Park


    Joy El Camps and Retreats

    Many retreats are held at Joy El camps throughout the year.  You can find out more about the camp and register for their retreats and programs at www.joyelcamps.org  or call 717-369-4539

    Home School Retreat "Blast From the Past"

    Feb. 4 - 5    9:00 am Thurs. - 3:00 pm Fri.

    For students in grades 1-8

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

    COST: $64.50 for the first child, $47.50 for each additional child in the family   ***Register by 1/21 to receive the discount prices of $60.50/$45.50

    SPEAKER: Linda Lacour-Hobar

    Bible Adventure Retreat "Private Eye"

    March 5 - 7   7:00 pm Fri. - 2:00 pm Sun.

    For students in grades 2-6

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

    COST: $90

    SPEAKER: Hope Combs

    Mother-Son Retreat "The Perfect Fit!"

    March 12-14    7:00 pm Fri. - 2:00 pm Sun.

    For mothers and sons (grades 1-12)

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

    COST: $163 for each mother/son pair, $79 each additional child *** Register and pay in full by Feb 12 to get discount pricing $153/pair and $74/additional child

    SPEAKER: Bonnie Greiner

    Financial assistance can be requested to attend these events. Complete and submit an Eschenmann Fund Request Form. The forms are located in "The Gathering Place" in the "Church Forms" drawer.

  • 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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