June 10th begins the first Sunday of our summer service schedule. Worship at Lancaster Presbyterian Church each Sunday morning during the summer at 9:45am. service styles vary between traditional and contemporary styles. childcare is offered for infants through kindergarten each week. Children, youth, and adult Sunday School classes break for the summer and resume in the fall.
- Date: Sunday, June 10th
- Time: Sunday, September 2nd
- Start Time: 9:45am
We return to our school year schedule following Labor Day, on Sunday September 9th. Details can be found under the Guest Central tab.
Dinner and Bible for young adults is back for the summer session! Students returning from college and young adults living locally will be gathering each Monday throughout the summer for a time of dinner and Bible discussion, as well as times of just hanging out. Whether you're wondering who Jesus is, already trusting in Jesus, wanting to grow deeper, or questioning faith, this is the group for you! Bible discussion topics based on participant requests.
- Date: Every Monday thru mid-August (end date TBD)
- Start Time: 6:00pm
- End Time: 9:00pm
12 Huntley Place, Lancaster
All 3rd-8th grade youth are invited to participate in a week-long, overnight camp sponsored and staffed by members of Lancaster Presbyterian Church. Through our 2018 theme - Investigating the Truth - campers will dive into the Old and New Testaments to learn how Jesus is the Messiah - The Savior - who came to give eternal life to all who believe in Him and declare Him is Lord. Each day campers participate in a variety of exciting, outdoor daily activities based on their age-based program.
Registration is underway and remains open until June 1st or until space is filled. Space is limited and groups are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Financial aid and scholarship are avaiable for those in need.
Visit our Summer Youth Camp page for more details, registration, or contact information for the Camp Director.
- Date: June 24th - 30th
- Start Time: Sunday 2:30pm
- End Time: Saturday 10:30am
Duffield Camp & Retreat Center
11470 Worden Road, Delevan
Visit our Broadway parking lot after the town's 4th of July parade for FREE games, food and activities for all ages. Walk inside the church for an historic tour or try your hand at ringing the church bell, as we celelbrate our 200th anniversary serving the community. This year features a bounce house, pony rides, animals to pet, and a variety of carnival-style games. Live music and lots of free food to enjoy including cotton candy, ice cream, popcorn, and hot dogs will also be available. Stop by and celebrate the 4th!
- Date: Wednesday, July 4th
- Start Time: 3:00pm
- End Time: 5:00pm
Broadway Parking Lot
across from the Lancaster Library
All students entering 7th-12th grade are invited to enjoy a summer evening with swimming and a bonfire. Lawn games, snacks and a devotional around the fire, make for a fun-filled, relaxing evening with other teens. All youth welcome! Bring appropriate and modest swimming wear. Drop off & pick up at the Potozniak home.
- Date: Thursday, July 5th
- Start Time: 7:00pm
- End Time: 10:00pm
64 Nichter Rd., Lancaster
A group of middle and high school students and leaders will be heading down to Salt Lick, Kentucky to spend a week serving those in need. The group will be building, constructing and repairing portions of houses. In the evenings the teenagers will meet up with other churches also serving in the area for games, activities, daily Bible speakers, worship. Interested youth should speak to Pete Gawron, Director of Family and Youth Ministries for details or registration information.
- Date: Saturday, July 7th thru Saturday, July 14th
- Start Time: Time TBA
Salt Lick, Kentucky
It's pool party time for all youth entering 7th-12th grade. Spend the evening swimming, playing games, and enjoying snacks with fellow teens. End the evening with a life-applicable devotion. All youth welcome! Bring appropriate and modest swimming wear. Drop off and pick up at the Cole home.
- Date: Thursday, July 19th
- Start Time: 7:00pm
- End Time: 10:00pm
1606 Lindan Dr., Alden
Preschoolers through youth completed 6th grade can find a spot at our annual Vacation Bible School. This FREE program runs nightly Sunday through Thursday. Come every day, some days or even one day - children are welcome at any time! Our 2018 theme will be revealed soon but is sure to include daily Bible lessons, energetic games, fun crafts, and exciting music. Mark your calendars now! Registration opens in May.
Visit our Vacation Bible School page for more details or registration information.
- Date: Sun., July 22nd - Thurs., July 26th
- Start Time: 6:30pm
- End Time: 8:30pm
Lancaster Presbyterian Church Campus
Returning families, please note a change in our 2018 schedule. This year our program will begin on Sunday evening and conclude on Thursday evening.
This Lancaster Presbyterian Church sponsored canoe trip is for youth entering and completing our Confirmation Class. It provides these students opportunity not only to get close to nature, as rewarding as that is, but more importantly the opportunity to get close to God, the Creator. During the trip participants will see, in a unique way, the beauty of the world He created and gave us but to explore our place and purpose as He designed us to be.
Note: Registration for this event is due NOW. Click on the permission slip for details. Please contact Pete Gawron, Director of Family & Youth Ministiries, with questions.
Cost: $75 per student
- Date: Friday, July 27th thru Monday, July 30th
Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada
7th - 12th grade youth will travel to Presque Isle Beach Park in Erie, PA for a beach day! Bring a picnic lunch for yourself and appropriate, modest swimming gear. A hot dog dinner will be provided at the park. Pick up and drop off at Lancaster Presbyterian Church. Permission slip needed. This event is weather permitting.
- Date: Friday, August 3rd
- Time: 9:00am
- Start Time: 9:00pm
Presque Isle Beach Park, Erie, PA
Drop off & pick up at Lancaster Presbyterian Church
A pool and hot tub party awaits all youth entering 7th-12th grade at the Carlsen home. Snacks, games, a devotional and an outdoor movie make a fun-filled evening. All youth welcome! Bring appropriate and modest swimming wear. Drop off & pick up at the Carlsen home.
- Date: Tuesday, August 7th
- Start Time: 7:00pm
- End Time: 11:00pm
94 Elm Place, Lancaster