November 26, 2017


   Old Buttonwood Hall

   9:00 a.m.

Traditional Worship


   11 a.m.  

   Rev. Jesse Garner


Worship Bulletins



Lectionary Bible Study

Sundays @ 9:45 am

MacColl Room


Community Thanksgiving

Philadelphia Ethical Society

1906 Rittenhouse Square

Tues, Nov 21     7:00 pm


Advent Luncheon

Sunday, Dec 10



Lessons & Carols

Sunday, Dec 17

4 pm

Upcoming Events

  • Music (0 entries)

  • Studies & Lectures (3 entries)

    • Saturday mornings @ 9 am First Church holds a weekly Men’s Bible Study each Saturday at the upstairs cafe in DiBruno Bros at 1730 Chestnut Street. Join us ...
    • Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm Women's Bible Study meets on Tuesdays @ 7 pm at the church. For more information, contact Jerry Foote . The ...
    • Delores Brisbon leads a weekly Bible study at Old City Presbyterian Apartments (25 N. 4th Street) on Wednesday mornings at 10 am. Contact Delores for more information.
  • Volunteer Opportunities (5 entries)

    • The University City Hospitality Coalition (UCHC) provides hot meals to anyone in need on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and, during the academic year, Sundays, at sites in the University City area. ...
    • First Church is looking for volunteers to work with Habitat's West Philadelphia Repair Initiative (WPRI), an urban ministry that assists homeowners in West Philadelphia with repairs to their homes. Work ...
    • Urban Tree Connection (UTC) is a nonprofit organization that engages children and adults from some of Philadelphia’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods in community-based, urban-greening projects. First Church volunteers with UTC ...
    • Large numbers of unreached peoples are congregating in urban slums around the world. By 2050, 40% of the world's population will be located in urban slums. Urban Mosaic ...
    • A new service opportunity is working at Bartram’s Garden with young women associated with Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership Camp. Girls’ Leadership Camp is a nonprofit leadership program for Philadelphia girls. ...
  • Young Adult Group (3 entries)

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    • Young Adult Group The Young Adults gather each Wednesday night for a variety of activities that deepen our faith and community. We hold bible studies or topical ...
    • The Young Adults Church gather for fellowship over brunch immediately following the 11 am worship service on the first Sunday of each month. We meet in Old Buttonwood Hall ...
  • Special Events (1 entry)

    • If you would like to learn more about First Church and how you can be a part of the life and ministry of the church, you’re invited to attend our one ...
  • Fellowship Events (2 entries)

    • Band of Boomers , aimed at people born between 1943 and 1960, gather from time to time for fellowship, fun, and spiritual growth. For more information, contact Shellie Unger ...
    • Women of Wit and Wisdom, First Church’s women’s fellowship, meet the first Wednesday of each month. The group will not meet in December. Stay tuned for what we have ...
  • First Church Families with Young Children (1 entry)

  • Special Services (1 entry)

    • Tuesday, November 21st @ 7 pm Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Gathering & Reception Philadelphia Ethical Society 1906 Rittenhouse Square