Our mission is: to Connect people to Jesus Christ and the church;
Grow Christian disciples; &
Our Vision: To be a central hub of Christian ministry in
Lancaster County and beyond.
Both Christ centered & people focused;
Both Scripturally & sacramentally guided;
Both prayerfully & missional devoted;
Both emotionally & intellectually engaged;
Both tradition honoring & innovatively creative;
Both evangelistic & socially active;
Both locally & globally involved.
LOVING LANCASTER & LOVING THE WORLD
We believe that to serve God well we need to be a connectional people. That means that we need to learn how to live in peace with one another and seek reconciliation with one another. In order to do that, it is First Church's conviction that we must be connected to Jesus Christ. Reconciliation is only possible through the person and work of Jesus Christ our Lord. Therefore, growth as disciples of Jesus is vital to our mission. As disciples we are called to live in love and service to our neighbor. Thus we must also seek to relieve suffering in a world filled with suffering.