Welcome Our New Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator

Danielle is a mom of three, a licensed Social Worker, and an organizer.  She felt God nudge her and with encouragement she has answered the call stepping into this ministry role.  We're excited to have her gifts, passion and calling on staff.  Watch for more info about upcoming plans.  In the mean time welcome Danielle and continue to invite friends to Discovery Dunes, and 456.  You can contact Danielle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  717-682-3291 

Supper and Support

The PFUMC Health Ministry's support group for family members of older adults meets the third Monday of every month in Fellowship Hall. Next meeting: May 21. The group begins at 5:30 with fellowship around the supper table and is followed by a presentation and then group discussion at 6:00. Please RSVP to the church office or email Tracy Nornhold at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This helps us with a head count for supper.

All sessions will be led by members of our Health Ministry who are community leaders and experts in the health and gerontology industry. The group is open to anyone in our community, so please pass this information on to your friends, family and acquaintances who may be interested. For more information, please see Tracy Nornhold or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Welcome New Staff

Vickie Ellis (Left)-- Admin Asst., the face of our office.  Vickie comes from a customer service and medical billing background with management experience.

Danielle Pulaski (Right)-- Children & Youth Ministry Coordinator brings to our staff a passionate faith, social work training, administrator's organization and an investment of her life and family in this community.
Welcome both Danielle and Vickie.  

Palmyra First UMC is Seeking a Nursery Attendant

We are always building lives and now we're building our team.  Are you looking to make a difference?  Might this be what's next for you? 

Nursery Attendant Needed This paid position currently serves from 8:45 am to 10:15 am being the love of Christ to our little ones and their families. For more information contact Pastor Dave, 717-838-2551 ext. 203 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Caring Voices Concert

Benefiting The Caring Cupboard on Sun., May 20 @ 7PM. Featuring: Palmyra Church of the Brethren, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Palmyra First UMC, Church of the Holy Spirit and Voices of the Valley.

Held in the Lutz Recital Hall, Blair Music Center on the campus of LVC in Annville. Both a Love Offering and Food Drive donations will be accepted.

Dinner & a Movie

Mark your calendar for Sun., June 3rd. This is a FREE event for our church and local community.

The sit down dinner will be served starting at 4:30 followed by the showing of "Same Kind of Different as Me" at 5:30. Invite your friends and neighbors and plan to join us -- hope to see you there!
Free child care will be provided.

"Same Kind of Different as Me" is based on a true story.  Successful businessman Ron Hall and his wife, Deborah, discover a renewed sense of purpose when they begin to volunteer at a local mission in Fort Worth, Texas.  They develop an unlikely friendship with Denver Moore, a dangerous homeless man who inspires them to save their struggling marriage.  All three of their lives are changed forever.  It's a story of forgiveness, love and what one person can do to make a difference.


Discipleship Sermon Series

Come, Follow Me!- Our Discipleship Team is excited to bring you an 8-week Sermon Series exploring what we can learn about following Jesus from the life of the Apostle Peter.

Our discipleship journey rarely proceeds in a straight line and is filled with many steps forward and a few backward.  Come be encouraged, challenged, and strengthened in your own walk with Jesus every Sunday from April 8th through May 27th!


Discovery Dunes

May Memory Verse: “Change your hearts and lives."  Acts 2:38


May 20: Pentecost. Pentecost is 50 days after Passover. It is a holiday to thank God for the grain harvest. The first Pentecost after Jesus' death and resurrection, all the disciples were together praying. The sound of wind -- like the wind parting the Red Sea -- and the flame on each head -- like the flame of the pillar of fire that guided the Israelites through the desert at night -- were symbols of the Spirit of God. The crowd that came to the house heard the disciples speak a message of good news for restoration and Shalom with God. Do your neighbors and community hear you speak a message of good news?

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