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Two Services

Our new Sunday Schedule begins June 6...

... with worship services at 8:30am and 10:30am!

Common Ground Cafe
8-10:30am snacks & coffee/beverages
9-10:30am omelets & smoothies

10:30am only

Girl's Night Out

Join Empowered Women's Ministry ...

... June 25, 6:00-9:00pm for a Girl's Night Out "Beach" Party. There will be swimming, dancing, and lots of beachy fun! The event will be held off campus at the Benner's House in Mechanicsburg. A hotdog picnic meal package will be provided to be more Covid safe. Donations will be accepted to help cover the cost. We are encouraging carpooling if possible. Also, please bring a folding chair with you for the evening. Click here to Register and we'll send you the address! See you there!

Christianity - Factual Faith

This teaching is designed to equip ...

... Christians in making the intellectual case for Truth, understanding the claims of Biblical Christianity and training believers to defend their faith. Sharing the compelling factual evidences for Christianity from scientific, historical, archaeological, and philosophical data, the CHRISTIANITY IS A FACTUAL FAITH presentation is delivered in a fast-paced manner, using media, congregational involvement, and captivating visuals to maximize this encouraging and motivating experience.

Dr. Jim Burkett received Christ when he was a senior in high school, watching a Billy Graham crusade on TV. During his college days, he was involved in revival crusades, speaking in churches, camps, and conferences.

Dr. Burkett has been the Senior Pastor of six churches. He has taught for 34 years in many university settings. Dr. Burkett has written six college curriculums, articles and a manual, How to Conduct a Factual Faith Conference and Revival: Equipping Believers to Become Thinking Christians for Revival, Evangelism, and Community Transformation.

Dr. Burkett is the founder and director of the Oklahoma School of Apologetics and Practical Theology. He has presented CHRISTIANITY IS A FACTUAL FAITH Conference and APOLOGETICS-on-FIRE Workshops around the world.

Dennis Scalese

Dennis Scalese is one of the pastors ...

... providing pastoral care at Ephrata Community Church. His scope of care includes individual pastoral care, counseling, and managing outreach to the community through ECC’s Benevolence Ministry.

He also networks with other churches and ministries in the region to provide resources for both those who attend ECC and those who look to ECC for assistance. He overseas several ministries including two Care Connection Groups who help provide support to the immediate and ongoing needs of the church.

Dennis has earned undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Theology and a Master’s Degree in Theology. He has been a Pastor in a church setting for over 20 years and served in a Social Service agency for 12 years, giving him over 30 years’ experience ministering to people.

Dennis is passionate about the word of God and dedicated to prayer. He lives in Newmanstown, Pennsylvania with his lovely wife of 30 years, Becky. They have two adult children, Katelyn and Ethan, both pursuing their call in God.

“I Wonder…” VBS

Registration is now Open ...

... for "I Wonder" VBS 2021!

We are excited to have you join us on this summer Adventure as we discover the Wonder of Jesus together! VBS is for children who have completed grades K-5.

July 12 -16, 9:00am-12:00 noon daily at Christ Community Church.

Click here to Register!

Car Show

1st Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show will ...

... be held at CCC on Saturday, July 31 from 9:00am to 2:00pm (rain date August 7).

This is an event for the entire family – come join in on the fun as there will be Door Prizes, a Chinese Auction, Music by DJ Jerry! Breakfast & Lunch will be available all day!

All vehicles are welcome to participate and prizes will be presented for Best of Show, Club Pick, Church Pick and you must be present to win!

Spectators are FREE, car registrations are $10 and will benefit the Angel Tree Program.

Questions, call Steve at 717.649.0104

Stephen Gallaher

Rev. Dr. Stephen Gallaher lives in ...

... Mechanicsburg, PA and serves as Professor of Christian Ministries/Youth Ministry and Pastoral Leadership, as well as the Community pastor at Messiah University. As an ordained clergyperson for 43 years, Stephen has served four congregations within the Central Pa. region and currently serves as an Associate Pastor of Preaching at the Camp Hill UM Church where he has been on staff since 1997. He is the Founder/Ex. Dir. Emeritus of the Bishop’s Flock and Salt ‘n Light Youth Ministry, Inc. He taught youth ministry and practical theology at Evangelical Theological Seminary, the Russian Theological Seminary in Moscow, and for ten years at Wesley Theological Seminary. Gallaher serves to equip adult and student leaders to reach and disciple youth with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Chris DuPré

Chris DuPré, a writer, speaker, worship ...

... leader and pastor, is our guest speaker Sunday, August 8th.

Chris has at the core of his being the desire for others to know the depth of God’s transforming love. Originally from Upstate New York, Chris spent 12 years in Kansas City working alongside Mike Bickle and others to help establish the International House of Prayer. He has authored a number of books, among them The Wild Love of God, The Love Project and Unstuck as well as writing the beautiful worship song Dance With Me. Chris travels nationally and internationally, ministering on the Father heart of God, worship, our true identity as believers, as well as doing consulting work with local churches and leaders. He and his wife Laura currently live in Harrisburg, PA. and have three lovely daughters and six adorable grandchildren.

Bobby Alger

Bobby Alger is Lead Pastor at ...

... Crossroads Community Church in Winchester, Virginia. After receiving his Master of Divinity degree at Oral Roberts University in 1992, Bobby went into full-time pastoral ministry in the Central Shenandoah Valley leading the home congregation of a multi-location ministry. After six years, he and Wanda followed the call to start a new work and moved one hour north to Winchester where they planted Crossroads in 1998. Throughout the years, he has helped to launch numerous ministry initiatives in the community in addition to providing apostolic oversight to numerous leaders and fellowships. He has co-authored a community devotional book with Wanda in addition to two books for new believers.

Wanda Alger

Wanda has been in ministry for over ...

... 35 years as a worship leader, teacher, deliverance counselor, and speaker. She is a recognized fivefold prophetic minister. Wanda speaks to the body of Christ about the mountain of government through teaching and an impartation of wisdom.

Wanda contributes to numerous national publications such as The Elijah List and Charisma Magazine. She regularly posts prophetic words and teachings on her blog and social media.

Wanda and her husband, Bobby, are Lead Pastors at Crossroads Community Church in Winchester, Virginia.

Susan Vigliano

Pastor Susan Vigliano, M.A. is our ...

... guest speaker Sunday, September 26.

Susan has served as an Associate Pastor at Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ since 2015. Prior to ministry, Susan spent 18 years as an executive in various roles in the field of technology, including Mergers & Acquisitions, and Sales & Marketing for AT&T Wireless. Her passion is empowering women to live their best lives. Her work includes volunteer leadership of the Board of Directors for Peace Promise. A founder in 2008, Susan has invested in the lives of women trapped in sexual exploitation by building and strengthening the Peace Promise leadership team.