What to Expect
You can expect to be welcomed. We look forward to having you with us. When you arrive you will find a greeter at the door to shake your hand, orient you to our church, and point you in the right direction.
You can expect to feel safe. There is no pressure on you at the Swatara Church of God. We are just glad that you are coming. Come and see, hear, and experience. If you have questions we are here to answer, but no one will pressure you, ask you to speak, or ask you to give money. Just come and see.
You can expect to be casual. People come dressed in different ways, from jeans to knit shirts, to the occasional tie. It doesn’t matter what you wear. We are casual also in our conversation and interaction. You will fit right in.
You can expect your kids to be well taken care of. We put a high priority on the care of our children and youth.
You can expect uplifting, dynamic worship. The sermon is relevant to your life, and the music will speak to your spirit. Our worship style is blended. Our objective is to bring you to a place where you can experience the love of God.
You can expect to meet new friends.We are an open and welcoming community. We remember how it feels to be new, so we will make every effort to help you feel at home. We hope it does not take long to start to feel a part of us. We truly want you here.
You can expect to meet Jesus Christ. You will hear about the life changing Good News of Jesus Christ. We will sing about it, talk about it, preach about it, and give thanks to God for it. We are a people who have experienced the love of God in Jesus, and want to bring that same love to others and to the community to which we have been called.
If you still have questions about what to expect, call us at 717-564-6673 or email us at email@example.com