Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Eve Worship
Thanksgiving Eve Worship

Worship with us during an evening service focusing on giving thanks to God for the blessings He gives us each day. Both traditional and contemporary worship styles and music will be combined during this special service. Pete Gawron, Director of Family & Youth Ministries will bring the Thanksgiving message.

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 22nd
  • Start Time: 7:30pm
Main Sanctuary
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DaB - Young Adults' Thanksgiving Eve Party

College and young adults gather together for an evening of food, games, a Q & A with older group members and lots of time to get to know one another. Whether you are newer to Lancaster Presbyterian Church, a high school senior or a college student returning home for the holidays, this is the place for you! Head over to the Dunbar house following the Thanksgiving Eve worship service for a fun evening.

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 22nd
  • Start Time: 9:00pm
The Dunbar Home
Christmas Lamb
The Christmas Lamb

Stop by our booth during "Light Up Lancaster" for FREE photo ops with real sheep and shepherd costumes, if desired. Make this a yearly tradition with your family and friends!

  • Date: Saturday, November 25th
  • Start Time: 5:00pm
  • End Time: 9:00pm
Corner of Broadway & Central, Village of Lancaster

Please note this year's NEW location in the parking lot at the corner of Broadway & Central, next to the Lancaster Post Office.

Winter Retreat
Cold Snap Retreat at Seneca Hills – Junior & Senior Highers

7th – 12th grade youth are invited on a winter retreat! Gather with youth from other churches at Seneca Hills Bible Camp & Retreat Center in Pennsylvania to spend a weekend worshiping through scripture, music and prayer, and growing closer to God through messages throughout the weekend. Sessions with the lead speaker encoourage youth to grow closer in their relationship to God. Other highlights of the weekend include large group games and activities, Gaga ball, a rock climbing wall, skits, delicious food, and just hanging out with one another. Transportation from Lancaster is provided for those attending.

The cost is $100 per student.

Please Note: All students must register through the Seneca Hills website AND through Pete Gawron at Lancaster Presbyterian Church (permission slip needed).

  • Date: Friday, December 1st thru Sunday, December 3rd
  • Start Time: Friday 3:30pm
  • End Time: Sunday 4:30pm
Seneca Hill Bible Camp & Retreat Center; 276 Damascus Rd., Polk, PA 16342.
(Pick up and drop off from Lancaster Presbyterian Church)
Evening Of Praise
Evening of Praise

Come and join us for an evening of praising God! Doors will open for coffee at 7:00pm in Waith Fellowship Hall, followed by a time of praising God through live contemporary music, prayers of praise and testimonies of how God is working through His people starting at 7:30pm in the Main Sanctuary.

  • Date: Saturday, December 2nd
  • Start Time: 7:00pm
  • End Time: 8:30pm
Main Santuary
Waith Fellowship Hall
Soups On
Soup Sunday Lunch - December

Stay after services for the December installment of Soup Sunday. A wide variety of delicious homemade soups & desserts are avaialbe to enjoy, while getting to know others in the congregation. Contact Mike B. or sign up in the upper foyer if you would like to make a soup or dessert. No reservations needed for this FREE event. Please note: The December Soup Sunday will begin following the annual Congregational Meeting (which begins at 12:15pm).

  • Date: Sunday, December 10th
  • Start Time: directly following the Congregational Meeting (which begins at 12:15pm)
Waith Fellowship Hall
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Searching for God through Music: Stories of the Carols

This special FREE event will explore the lives of the composers, the music and the symbolism starting with the earliest known Christmas Carols, through some of the most popular Christmas music of today. The music being discussed will also be performances by musical groups at Lancaster Presbyterian Church. Childcare is available. For more details click here.

  • Date: Saturday, December 16th
  • Start Time: 4:00pm
  • End Time: 5:30pm
Main Sanctuary
Community Christmas Dinner
Community Christmas Dinner

All are welcome to enjoy a FREE spaghetti dinner following the Searching for God through Music: Stories of the Carols event. Dinner and dessert is open to the entire community as a way to gather together during the Christmas season. Dinner reservations are requested and can be made by signing up here* or by contacting the church office.

  • Date: Saturday, December 16th
  • Start Time: 5:30pm
  • End Time: 6:30pm
Waith Fellowship Hall

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Christmas Party
Junior & Senior High Christmas Party

7th – 12th graders gather with your youth group friends to celebrate Christmas. Special Christmas-themed games, activities, food, and fun, as well as a devotion to remind us of the true meaning of the season, will make this an evening you don’t want to miss. Bring a $10 gift for the annual gift exchange game, but with a little twist this year!

  • Date: Sunday, December 17th
  • Start Time: 6:00pm
  • End Time: 9:00pm
The Potozniak's Home
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Christmas Eve Worship

Celebrate the reason for the season – the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, during a special candlelight worship service. Worship through Christmas Carols, prayer, special music, and a message by Kelly Negus, Senior Pastor.

  • Date: Sunday, December 24th
  • Time: 5:00pm & 8:00pm
Main Sanctuary
Canoe Trip
Confirmation Class Algonquin Canoe Trip

This Lancaster Presbyterian Church sponsored canoe trip is for youth entering and completing 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 needed by January 21, 2018. Click on the permission slip for details. Please contact Pete Gawron, Director of Family & Youth Ministiries, with questions.

  • Date: Saturday, July 28th thru Tuesday, July 31st
Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada