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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

  • Join ‘Faith in PA’ folks in Harrisburg on Sat., June 20

    Is public education going to get $400 million next year, or $0? This past week, the House’s budget proposal had no additional money for our schools. Gov. Wolf’s budget proposal, though far from adequate, at least adds to our state’s support of public schools. But, even if Gov. Wolf’s budget passes as proposed, is it [...]

  • Want to Visit Germany in May 2016?

    2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Luther’s protest that founded Protestantism and, without too much overstatement, changed the world. In preparation for that “Jubilee Anniversary” the Protestant Church in Germany has dedicated the previous year, 2016, to “Further Acts: the Reformation and One World.” Our sister congregation, the Markusgemeinde in Bielefeld had invited us to [...]

  • Old First Visitors — May 30 to June 14

    Four young adults from YOUTHWORKS will be staying in the Christian Education building from May 30 until June 14, while they are waiting to get into their summer housing. Two of them will be placed with the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society for the summer, and our friend over there, Lisa M. with the Urban Farms programs, [...]

  • Penn SE Conf. Spring Meeting: 06.06, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The theme of our Conference’s Spring Meeting is: Diverse and Divine. And in a nice incarnation of that, the Conference is meeting in the City of Philadelphia for the first time since 1974!!! (I was a 13 year old that year…) The meeting will be held at Harold O. Davis Memorial Church at 4500 North [...]

  • Sunday School Field Trip to the Jewish American History Museum, Sun. 05.31 after worship

    Immediately after service on May 31 The Sunday School students are invited to take a trip to the Jewish American History Museum at 5th and Market. Teachers Julius, Maranda and Colin will be chaperoning, but parents are welcome as well! (If you are neither a Sunday School student or parent, but are interested in joining [...]

  • Gardens Shaping Up with A Lot of Work

    If you noticed, you might just think, the gardens are looking better because it’s Springtime. But in between Sundays or the occasional night time meetings when most of us are at church, there’s been a lot of work going on. Most recently, those two circle beds in front of the church (where way, way back [...]