Welcome

Welcome to the Hollidaysburg First United Methodist Church.  Please join us at one of our five services listed below.  Information on our various ministries, videos of our pastors' weekly messages and a summary of what we believe are available in the menus above.


Weekly Services

Sunday Morning

8:00 and 11:00 AM - Traditional
9:30 AM - Contemporary

Saturday Evening

5:30 PM - Old hymns, music
6:45 PM - Coffeehouse style in social hall

*Sunday School is held Sunday morning at 9:30
*Child care provided for each service

Sermons for July-September

July 14-15            Sodom and Gomorrah and human depravity (look out!)

July 21-22            Isaac is born --God fulfills His promises

July 28-29            Hagar and Ishmael – God cares for the outcasts

August 4-5           A call to sacrifice – Abraham and Isaac

August 11-12      Deception – Jacob

August 18-19      Sibling Rivalry – Leah and Rachel

August 25-26      Dare to Dream – Joseph

Sept. 1-2              Joseph in Prison – God’s Presence

Sept. 8-9              Music Mash Up – Based on the Book of Genesis and Broadway Show Tunes

Sept. 15-16          Joseph’s Rise to Power – God’s Providence


News and Events

Pathway of Prayer:  Our Thursday evening prayer group continues to meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30 in the Lounge.  Join with others to seek God’s face and cry out for our community.

Summer Supper:  Wednesday, July 18 ,6:00 pm, Social Hall.  Ham will be provided. (Potato and Vegetable will not be provided this time)  Please bring a covered dish to share.  Join us for dinner and fellowship and meet others from other worship services.

Special Needs Camp:  Pastor John will be directing  Special Needs Camp at Green Hills July 15-19. Paul Bottenfield, Julie Kline, Kristie Hart and Joel Godissart will be camp counselors .  Caleb Duraso and Tonja Hoover will be campers.  Please keep them all in your prayers as they enjoy a week of  experiencing God’s great love  and learning about His amazing  animals.  Special thanks to Bonnie Calvert for helping with the campers paper work to prepare for  camp.

Youth Mission Trip:  Our youth will be traveling to  the Virginia Beach area to do mission work this week to be the Hands and Feet of Jesus.  Please keep them in your prayers for safe travel and  that they share the love of Jesus to all those they come in contact with.  Thank you for your continued support of our youth group and to all those who contributed to this mission trip.

HUB Needs:  Diapers, both flat and tri-fold, receiving blankets, gowns/sleepers,   non-aerosol air fresheners and insect spray.  Items can be placed in the bin outside the Social Room.  Volunteers are also needed at the HUB, contact Marti Shiffler for more info, 329-1074.

VIM:  Many were affected by the flooding in Duncansville last week.  VIM is reaching out, please contact Marti Shiffler 329-1074 or mjshif76@aol.com if you can help.  Prayerfully consider this local mission opportunity.

Rescue Mission Needs:  Boxed potatoes, noodles, mustard, ketchup, mayo and all baked goods.  Urgent need for shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes and toothpaste.  Volunteers are needed at the mission on Thursdays from 9 am to 12 noon and from 1-4 pm.  Call 695-0762 if you can help be a blessing to others!

BIG FISH Preschool:  Our preschool ministry here at FUMC has openings in our 2yr old class.  Email pastorgracemarie@hollidaysburgumc.org or call the office at 814-695-4411 for more info!

Family Playgroup:  Thursday, July 19, 11:00 am Bellwood Swimming Pool and Play Park .  Meet at the park. Invite your friends!  Contact Laura with questions at lwallace@hollidaysburgumc.org.

Singing and Ice Cream in the Park:  Sunday, August 19, 6:30 pm, Canal Basin Park.

Annual Church Picnic:  Rain or shine on Sunday, September 16th at 3pm at the large pavilions at Legion Park.  Fried Chicken and beverages will be supplied by the congregation.  Please bring a covered dish or dessert to share.  The picnic is open to anybody and everybody, so please mark your calendars.  Please note that eating begins at 3pm.  Have a light snack at noon and then plan to feast when you arrive at the picnic.