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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

  • De-escalation Training, Sat., 12 noon to 1:30 pm, 07.23.16

    Dear Old First, On Saturday June 23, 2016, there will be a de-escalation training taking place on site. I have invited an expert in the field of Right Response to come to Old First and teach us how to de-escalate or prevent potentially harmful or threatening situations. What is de-escalation training? De-escalation training is a [...]

  • ‘Gays Night Out’ Becomes A Day Out for a Pool Party, Sat., 2 p.m., 07.16.16

    From the various pool scenes from films, such as The Swimmer (1968), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), Boogie Nights (1997) or even Hidden Away (2015), pool parties vary from “energetic” to straight-up “WOAH!” However, our 1st Pool Party will take a much calmer tone than those films. Join us on Sat., July 16th from 2 [...]

  • Come to Brunch after Worship on Sun., 06.26

    As a reminder, Old First invites Young Adults (and anyone who is feeling “young at heart” to join us at La Peg (Race St. & Columbus Blvd) for brunch this Sunday after the 10am service. This summer brunch series (running every 4th Sunday of the month through September) is an opportunity for Young Adults and [...]

  • Will You Support Public Education Funding in Harrisburg on Tues., June 28?

    We need everyone to turn out. Parents. Grandparents. Kids too. We have the Capital’s Rotunda reserved. We need to make a loud noise and show some strength. The media may have grown tired and bored with the struggle for full and fair funding for public education. But we can’t. Why? Because our children aren’t going [...]

  • Next Improvements from the Capital Campaign Approved and Underway Already!

    We are approximately half-way through the 3 years in which people are making their Capital Campaign gifts so that this congregation can “Extend our Welcome and Strengthen our Service.” Money has been coming in: both amounts people have pledged, as well as gifts that were unexpected. So far to date we have received $230,583.65. Thank [...]

  • In Support Of Not Only The Lost, The Last, The Least

    Old First, this upcoming week we are hosting two Urban Service Camp groups: Christ United Church of Christ from Orville, Ohio and The Old Meeting House from Montpelier, Vermont. Our Urban Service Camp ministry welcomes youth, adult and intergenerational groups for weekend or week-long visits, which combine direct service at a number of organizations throughout [...]