At First Church, we believe everything belongs to God, and that giving is just one way to honor Him with what we’ve been given on this earth.



  • Traditional Offering – Every Sunday, we collect an offering as part of our worship. You are free to place an offering directly in the plate, or you can utilize offering envelopes. Contact the church office at 570-322- 3572 to be added to our envelope mail service. Envelope packets will be mailed to your home each month.
  • Electronically – You can set up a one-time gift or a recurring gift, using your bank account or via a debit card on our website. To give online, click here.
  • Text2Give – Simply send a text to 570-260-3535 with the amount you would like to contribute. Make sure to include the dollar sign before the amount. Example: $25. Within a few minutes, you’ll be sent a text with a link to register. Click on the link and enter your cardholder name and debit card information. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email. For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically!
  • AmazonSmile – AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. If you would like to support First Church through AmazonSmile, click here.




January & February: Shepherd of the Streets

The Shepherd of the Streets Ministry is often the first responder for persons in financial need. The ministry provides for: clinical pastoral counseling, bedding and hygiene items, medical transportation assistance, medical, dental, and visual assistance referrals. Find out more here.