Getting Ready for Worship

Letter from the Elders

Letter from the Elders

May 18, 2020 Dearly beloved Body of Christ, Even before the current pandemic lock-down of our city occurred, Old First’s elders met to discuss how to keep our congregation safe.  I remember that first meeting—only two months yet a seeming lifetime ago!—when we discussed whether and...

Read more
Blanket Sunday Helping Asylum Seekers

Blanket Sunday Helping Asylum Seekers

While many of us are staying home and taking care of our spouses, children, parents, and friends, we are keenly aware that there are many people who do not have a place to call home or anyone to support them through the trials they are facing. In Jersey City, New Jersey, there is a...

Read more
Order of Service, 05.17.2020

Order of Service, 05.17.2020

WORSHIP AT OLD FIRST REFORMED UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, PHILADELPHIA SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020 AT 11 o’CLOCK   Rev. Michael Caine, pastor;      Holly Phares, music director;      William Lowden, organ  _______________________________________________________________________ Welcome ...

Read more
Blanket Sunday 2020

Blanket Sunday 2020

Part of our acknowledgement of the special caregivers in our life, is to participate in Blanket Sunday. Blanket Sunday is a partnership with Church World Service to help keep folks warm after emergencies. Blanket Sunday always coincides with Mother’s Day. This year will look a little...

Read more
LOAD MORELoading ...