"Which of these was a neighbor to the one..."

Mission Partners

"...Go and do likewise." (Luke 10:36-37)

American Rescue Workers

FPCH is constantly gathering non-perishable food and other items to help our mission partners at ARW in Hollidaysburg.

One of our great joys every year is to participate in the annual Christmas4Kids drive to gather gifts for children in the area.

Learn more about ARW

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance 

Respected by governments and relief organizations around the globe, this mission arm of the PCUSA has boots on the ground within days, if not hours, of major disasters across our country and around our globe. In the wake of all the recent natural disasters our nation has been facing, PDA has been present, already working to bring hope to our neighbors living so far from us.

Learn more about PDA

Tiger Backpacks

Many young people in our own Hollidaysburg community suffer from food insecurity. Our FPCH family does what it can to serve our young neighbors by collecting food for the Tiger Backpack Program at different points throughout the year to ensure that no child is ever without a meal to eat.

Learn more about Tiger Backpacks

Presbyterian Village in Hollidaysburg

Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in Hollidaysburg, PA. Their convenient location near Altoona, Pennsylvania is easy to get to and offers countless life-enriching opportunities. Part of the Presbyterian Senior Living family of communities, they are dedicated and committed to providing older adults with quality service and a meaningful experience. Guided by the life and teachings of Jesus, the mission of Presbyterian Senior Living is to provide compassionate, vibrant and supportive communities and services to promote wholeness of body, mind and spirit. In addition to having several members who live in the Presbyterian Village, our FPCH family is proud to collaborate with them on several projects to bring joy to the residents throughout the year.

More about the Presbyterian Village

Camp Krislund

Nestled on over 800 acres in scenic Centre County, Camp Krislund offers faith-based summer camp programs in addition to year-round conference and retreat facilities. Originally created by a joint task force between the Presbyterians of Huntingdon and Northumberland in the early 1960s. They were joined by Carlisle Presbytery in 1973. Together, the three Presbyteries still share the camp today. Krislund offers a wide variety of summer camp experiences for all ages, including camps for families and grandparents. Their beautiful conference and retreat facilities are available throughout the year for groups, organizations, businesses and individuals. There’s something for everyone at Krislund!

More about Camp Krislund

Evolution Expressions

Evolution Expressions is an organization that works to assist the healthy development of youth by strengthening families and providing a safe environment for them in our community. They do this by providing access to quality behavioral health and counseling services and a variety of groups and activities that emphasize strength-based empowerment, trust, respect, confidentiality, and compassion to help youth to make informed and positive lifestyle choice and to accept responsibility for achieving their own optimal levels of wellness.

Learn more about Evolution Expressions

United Way

Part of the worldwide network of community-based, non-profit organizations that work to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life, United Way of Blair County serves our community through four specific areas: education, health, income, and meeting emergency needs. 

Learn more about UWBC

Pet Pantry of Hollidaysburg

Housed at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, the Pet Pantry of Hollidaysburg provides pet food for dogs and cats, along with other occasional supplies for a variety of God's beloved creatures. FPCH is proud and excited to join in collaboration on this project.

Young Life 

The purpose of Young Life is to share with all students the relevant and clear message of the Christian faith and to help them grow in their faith. Young Life in Hollidaysburg meets regularly. They encourage the kids to come hang out with their friends and trained adult leaders at Bestway or some other place locally. They do this to have the chance to have or continue conversation that were begun earlier in the evening. They also have several special events throughout the year.

More about Young Life
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Next Special Offering:
One Great Hour of Sharing

a special offering of the PCUSA

Throughout the year, FPCH joins with other Presbyterian churches throughout the country to gather resources to fund important missions around the world. 

For 75 years, One Great Hour of Sharing has provided Presbyterians a way to share God’s love with our neighbors in need around the world. The three programs supported by One Great Hour of Sharing - Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People - all work in different ways to serve individuals and communities in need. From initial disaster response to ongoing community development, their work fits together to provide people with safety, sustenance, and hope. We will be taking up the OGHS offering during Holy Week this year.

Learn more about OGHS and Other Special Offerings