Community Events

MOPS Program
(Mothers of Preschoolers)
September to May
Becoming a MOPS member allows you to participate in a movement that is helping women all around the world become not only great moms but also leaders in their communities. When moms are well equipped they can support and encourage one another. Being a mom might be the hardest job you’ll ever have but we bet that it’s the best one too! Sometimes you just need a safe space to breathe, get much need encouragement and share some yummy snacks. MOPS Membership provides resources (and lots of fun goodies) that remind you that we are all in this together.You can register by downloading this registration form – just mail it along with your payment to Kimmels Church, 179 Pine Creek Drive, Orwigsburg, PA 17961 … call 570-943-2759 or send an email message to fall program begins on September 13 and meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Childcare is provided. pdf MOPS Registration Form 2016

Women’s Ministry Conference
IF : Gathering
August 25 – 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
August 26 – 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Open to women of all ages, this two-day conference will help encourage us to trust God and serve Him with our lives. Join us for an amazing time of worship, teaching, food and fellowship – as we livestream sessions featuring speakers such as Lysa Terkeurst, Jennie Allen, and Jill Briscoe. To reserve your spot contact Kimmels Church by August 17: 570-943-2759 or email Mothers, plan to bring your daughters. Note that childcare for young children is not provided.

Harvest Family Festival
October 7
11 am – 4 pm
Every fall we reach out to our local community by hosting a Harvest Family Festival. Always held on the first Saturday in October, this year’s Festival takes place on October 7th. There’s something for everyone from amazing home baked treats to pumpkins and mums to our huge rummage sale! Kids enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, kiddie train rides, hayrides, plus much more! Every year we donate proceeds from the Festival to a local charity or service organization. This year proceeds from the festival will be donated to the Orwigsburg Police Department. Mark your calendar now and plan to attend!


Annual Events

  • Heritage Day Celebration
    Mark you calendar now and plan to attend Orwigsburg’s annual Heritage Day Celebration being held on September 9th. We’ll be there with our bounce house, games, balloons, plus more! Fun begins at 9 am!
  • Sweetheart Dinner
    This annual event is held on Valentine’s Day weekend. Enjoy dinner and a great comedy show. You also won’t want to miss our famous ‘dessert table’.
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Mark you calendars and plan to attend next year’s Easter Egg Hunt, always held on Palm Sunday at 3:00 pm. For kids pre-K to 10 years old, this great family fun day celebrates the unforgettable message of God’s love.
  • Festival of Lights
    Kimmels choir and members participate in annual Christmas Holiday Festival of Lights Celebration in Orwigsburg. This year’s celebration takes place on December 3rd following the Holly Trail.

Please check the events and calendar pages for specific details and dates.