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Welcome to Old First

A congregation evolving intentionally to serve more people.

Striving to make a difference in people’s lives and in the world, we’re far from finished… or perfect.

Join us on the journey: we can help each other along.

Recent News & Announcements

  • Old First – Where Christmas Comes Alive!

    Advent & Christmas Events at Old First Live animals at the crèche–Dec. 17 – 27, 24 hours a day. Stop by any time. Children’s Christmas Pageant–Dec. 18, 11 am–The children of Old First’s Sunday School will tell the Christmas story through word and song. Hear the familiar story again in a new way. Photos at [...]

  • Young Adult Christmas Party – FRIDAY, DEC 16TH, 8 PM

    Old First Young Adults will host a party for its young adult members and those with young spirits on Friday, December 16th. The Young Adults of Old First are members and associates wanting to be in a community of like-minded peers, and seeking a meaningful relationship with God. The Young Adults are honored to have dedicated [...]

  • End of Life Series: Final Session Will Be on 12.11.16 (after worship)

    Moved to free up two Sundays for the series “Jesus the Forgiving Victim,” our final session in the Approaching the End of Life Series is being will take place on the second Sunday of the month, December 11. This session will be on having these important conversations with your family. We have thoroughly gone over [...]

  • Midday Meeting, Wed., 12.14.16: A Visit to Princeton Seminary’s “Carols of Many Nations”

    Bernie and Carolyn D. have been attending this free Christmas concert for over 20 years! A couple years back they got Mark and Ellie to join them. Now they are inviting the Midday Meeting to go with them too. It is an annual concert given free — a service actually, of readings, chancel anthems and [...]

  • Wanna See Some Old First History? Sun., 12.04.16 at 3pm

    I wonder how many in our community remember the peripatetic history of this congregation? Founded in 1727, we rented space first, but purchased (more or less) the property we currently occupy at 4th and Race in 1747. Back then, it was on the edge of town! That same year, we built an octagonal, wood structure, [...]

  • Listening for the Unheard Voice: Dec. 4 & 18

    This is the subtitle of James Alison’s video series Jesus the Forgiving Victim. The unheard voice is a voice of God that we may not have heard before. The first three sessions of the course focused on how we form our identities from the world around us, especially people, the “Social Other.” The next two [...]