Upcoming Events

Summer Worship Schedule
Summer Worship Schedule Starts

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
Main Sanctuary

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 (DaB) Weekly Summer Gatherings

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
Young's House
12 Huntley Place, Lancaster

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
VBS 2018
Vacation Bible School

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.

Canoe Trip
Confirmation Class Algonquin Canoe Trip

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
Beach Chairs
Jr./Sr. High Beach Day at Presque Isle

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
Pool Party
Junior/Senior High Pool & Movie Night

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
Carlsen's House
94 Elm Place, Lancaster