There are always fun, community-minded events happening at PFVUMC. We love engaging with the community and sharing God’s love through everything we do. Many of our events have become staples of the State College area that are looked forward to each year.
Come enjoy a fun and relaxing day of shopping and good food hosted by your local Park Forest Church. There will be items of a wide variety available for amazing prizes. There will be homemade food galore.
Our Christmas Bazaar is an annual craft show featuring some of the areas best handcrafted products and homemade food. Celebrate the Christmas season right, by decorating your home with decorations that will have your friends saying “Wow!”
Our annual Yard Sale fill the church property with interesting and unique items for great prices. Whether you are looking to attend as a buyer, seller, or simply want some stuff out of your attic, this is the perfect yard sale for you.
Our Apple Pie Sale fills the church with delicious aromas as the church comes together to create amazing homemade pies for the community and church body. Find out when these amazing apple pies will be available next. You don’t want to miss it!
You can find us at every Penn State Football game at our stand, having a good time and serving food. It is a great way to raise funds for all of our events and interact with a person or two… more like 110,000. Interested in joining us for the next game? Find out the details.
Your child will love PFVUMC’s Vacation Bible School! In order to fit into your busy schedule, our VBS is an evening program that typically runs late July or early August. We offer a station approach where the children move in groups between a Bible story center, a Theme center, Games, Snack, and Art Center.
Handmade Chocolate Easter Eggs
This chocolate-covered peanut butter and coconut egg project has been a tradition at PFVUMC for over 30 years. The eggs are made fresh each week during lent and are available for the weeks and months leading up to Easter. You can order in advance or purchase the eggs by visiting PFVUMC.
Family Camping Trip
It has been a tradition for many years for families of the church to go camping one weekend of the summer at Greene Hills Campground in Alexandria, PA. There will also be activities at the pavilion and other fun outdoor experiences for campers to participate in.
On Easter, PFVUMC holds two services, one at 6:30 and one at 9:15, in between them we hold our annual Pancake breakfast. The ingredients are donated by local shop owners and congregation members to be enjoyed by everyone.
Election Day Soup Sale
Every Election Day, PFVUMC serves as a polling place for the communities voting needs. And every year, we host a Soup Sale fundraiser to support the various ministries of the church. We have offered various kinds of homemade soups for sale just outside the voting site.