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BE THE CHURCH

On this day we gather with other churches in Elizabethtown to worship together and then head into the community to do service projects. It is a reminder to each of us:
Don't just go to church—BE THE CHURCH!

EVENT SCHEDULE

NO SERVICES will be held at EBIC, unless it rains (see RAIN PLAN). We will be worshipping with the community at Elizabethtown Borough Community Park.

  • 9 am | COMMUNITY WORSHIP at amphitheater
  • 10 am-12 pm | SERVICE PROJECTS (listed below)
  • 12 pm | LUNCH / FELLOWSHIP / SHARING at our assigned pavilion in the park (EBIC, Hope Community, and Mount Calvary will be at PAVILION 2)

PLEASE BRING...

  • LAWN CHAIRS for worship time
  • TOOLS / GLOVES / WORK CLOTHES for your chosen service projects
  • SIDE DISH and DESSERT for the picnic (hot dogs, rolls, drinks, place settings provided)

CHILDCARE

  • Families are welcomed and encouraged to serve together if they are able.
  • However, during the service projects there will be a special tent for children ages 5 to 5th grade, including a bouncy house.

PARKING

  • Elizabethtown Borough Community Park does not have a parking lot. Please locate street parking nearby for the worship service.
  • The parking lot near the park will be reserved for HANDICAPPED & SENIOR CITIZEN parking.
  • The parking lots at EAMS (middle school) & EAHS (high school) are available and a short walk from the park.
  • Some service projects may need you to drive to them. Consider this when signing up for your project and parking your car.

RAIN PLAN

  • 9 am | Combined church service with E-town Church of God will be held AT EBIC
  • 10 am - 12 pm | Service projects that CAN be done will continue as planned. Outdoor projects are encouraged to be done by those signed up sometime during the following week.
  • 12 pm | Picnic will be held at Mount Calvary

SIGN UP FOR A PROJECT

Please help us plan for the day by signing up for a project on this SignUpGenius link:

SERVICE PROJECTS AVAILABLE

Many options are available for ALL!
What interests you?
What do you see as an important service to our community?

Projects listed by location:
CPOW

  • mulch/landscape
  • clean/organize clothing bank area
  • house cleaning
  • paint/stain
Naaman Center
  • mulch
  • trim/remove trees & brushes
EBIC
  • deliver brownies to Sunday morning workers
  • make MCC Hygiene Kits
  • sew for Global Aid Network (GAIN)
Mount Joy Gift & Thrift
  • sort donations
Market House Apartments
  • visit & worship with residents
Juniper Village
  • visit residents
Paramount Senior Living
  • visit residents
Manor Care
  • visit residents
Fulton Bank
  • wash cars (youth-geared)
Trellis House
  • trim bushes/weed/mulch Jewel David Ministries
E-town Park FUN FORT
  • mulch FUN FORT
  • stain FUN FORT
E-town Community Park
  • stain/seal Monster Truck
  • watch over the children's area (bouncy house)
  • stain/seal (misc.)
  • mulch creek playground area
  • artist outreach | paint in the park
Private residence
  • make freezer meals (North Star)
E-town Train Station
  • paint bollards
  • mulch/weed
  • trim bushes
E-town Borough Police Station
  • wash police vehicles
E-town Mennonite Church
  • pray @ church
E-town Community Park
  • pray/walk toward square of E-town
  • pray/walk toward St. Paul's & Mount Calvary
  • pray/walk toward E-town College & E-town Area High School
Downtown E-town
  • paint E-town Borough parking meter posts
  • mulch/weed planters next to parking lots

WHAT E-TOWN CHURCHES ARE INVOLVED?

  • Bossler Mennonite
  • Conoy Brethren in Christ
  • Dove Fellowship
  • Elizabethtown Alliance
  • EBIC Elizabethtown BIC
  • Elizabethtown First Church of God
  • Elizabethtown Mennonite
  • Elizabethtown United Zion
  • Goods Mennonite
  • Grace Chapel
  • Hope Community
  • LifeGate
  • Mount Calvary
  • Risser Mennonite

RAIN PLAN

  • 9 am | EBIC will host a joint service with Elizabethtown Church of God
  • 10 am - 12 pm | Service projects that CAN be done will continue as planned. Outdoor projects are encouraged to be done by those signed up sometime during the following week.
  • 12 pm | Picnic will be held at Mount Calvary

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