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.


  • 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

    Weekend to Remember

    March 13-15 Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA

    March 20-22 Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA (Poconos)

    March 27-29 Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA

    May 1-3 Hyatt Regency Reston , Reston VA


    Use code: ShippensburgFirstChurchofGod

    $100 per couple  $250 couple with discount (lodging not included)

    http://familylifeministries.org/weekend-to-remember/#where

    Contact Gary and Joyce Hornbaker  (552-6990) for more information.



    Bible Adventure Retreat: "Go for the Gold"            

    Feb. 28 - March 1, 7:00 pm Friday - 2:00 pm Sunday

    For students in grades 2-6. Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225

    Speaker: Christa Mast

    Cost: $90 or register and pay in full by Feb 7th and receive a $25 discount! You only pay $65.

    Register: www.joyelcamps.org or 717-369-4539


    Marriage Seminar

    March 6-7

    Bridge of Life, 14 South Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD

    Speakers: John & Melissa Miller

    Cost: FREE

    Register: 301-791-1674  or info@bridgeoflife.org or www.bridgeoflife.org


    The Flourish Conference (Churches of God Women's Retreat) March 6-8

    "Upcycled: From Our Mess to His Message" with Author, Blogger and Speaker: Jen Schmidt

    Location: Winebrenner Seminary 950 N Main St. Findlay, OH 45840

    Register: www.theflourishconference.org

    Cost: $90 by 1/31; $100 by 2/19; $110 after 2/19


    Mother-Son Retreat, "Passing the Torch!"

    March 13-15, 7:00 pm Friday - 2:00 pm Sunday

    For mothers and sons (grades 1 - 12)

    Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive, Greencastle, PA

    Cost: $159 for each pair; $78 for each additional child. 

    Register and pay in full by Feb 14th to get discount pricing ($149/pair, $73/add. child)

    Speaker: Melinda Clark

    To register: www.joyelcamps.org or  717-369-4539



    Father-Daughter Retreat, "On Guard"

    April 3-5, 7:00 pm Friday - 2:00 pm Sunday

    For fathers and daughters (grades 1 - 12)

    Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive, Greencastle, PA

    Cost: $159 for each par; $78 for each additional child.

    Register and pay in full by March 6 to get discount pricing

    ($149/pair, $73/add. child)

    Speaker: Dr. Ed Shuerman

    To register: www.joyelcamps.org or 717-369-4539


    Gaither Vocal Band "Good Things Take Time"

    Spring 2020 Tour  -  April 16, 7:00 pm

    Christian Life Assembly 2645 Lisburn Rd, Camp Hill, PA

    Cost: $25 General Admission    $22 Seniors (60+)

    Register:  https://gaither.com/tour_dates/


  • 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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