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

  • Marking Holy Week and Celebrating Easter (our Schedule)

    It doesn’t yet feel like Spring (as it snows outside), but Holy Week, nonetheless, will soon be here. Join us as we mark Christ’s final days of mortal life, from his triumphal return to Jerusalem, through the dark days of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, and on to the joy of an empty tomb and [...]

  • Filling the Cascarones (04.01 at 1 pm) NO JOKE!!!

    The eggs have been emptied & dyed and now we need to fill the eggs with confetti and closing them!  Join Lindsay, Joe (shelter guest), Yajeh, Meghan, Jackson & Mindy to join the fun! We have been told that cascarones are known to bring luck, and that is what this inter-generational project has offered Old [...]

  • Fast Until There’s Funding for our Schools (or 06.30… whichever comes first)

    As you may have heard (especially if you were in church on 03.08 when Michael preached on how God can use foolishness to confound the powers of this world), POWER is organizing a FAST FOR FAMILY VALUES — to raise up the issue of Fair, Full Funding for our schools, our children our families! Pennsylvania [...]

  • Easter Breakfast at Church!

    Join us on Easter for an Easter Potluck Brunch on 04.05 at 9:45am in the Social Hall (between the 9 am Sunrise Service at Race Street Pier and the 11am Festival Worship in the Sanctuary). Mindy will have transformed all the Cascarone eggs into some yummy dishes to share. The rest of the meal, though, [...]

  • Easter Letters in Adult Forum, 03.29 @ 10 am

    Letters play a big part of our Christian tradition. And it’s almost Easter. What better time to writea Christian letter. What’s a Christian Letter? Well, one in which we rely on — maybe even reference — our faith. Is there an Easter Letter you should write? Perhaps one reaching out to strengthen or renew a [...]

  • Donate to TEAM OLD FIRST-Walk + Run Against Hunger

    Why is this so important to Old First? The money we raise from this event gives us our funds  to purchase food for our Saturday Morning Cupboard & Shelter Dinner programs.  The money we raise comes directly back to Old First and this is how we pay for our orders for the food from Philabundance. [...]