Navigation: Once per quarter on the fourth Thursday of the month, Veritas serves dinner to the Navigation at the First United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m. Navigation “works with individuals and families to connect them with resources to stabilize their immediate needs, such as safe housing, affordable child care, transportation, health care and much more.” (
Contact for more info: Ryan Braught

Community Groups: Weekly gathering on various nights, starting with a meal and then having a time of discussing the word of God together. Community groups are an important way to grow and go deeper with a smaller group.
Contact for more info: Laura Heller

Fifth Sunday Day of Service: On every fifth Sunday of the month (about 4 times each year), the Veritas Community meets to serve a local project, school, or organization, as a community-focused Sunday Gathering. Join us as we strive to show Jesus' love and servanthood to others in Lancaster!
Contact for more info: Ryan Braught

First Friday Art Exhibit: Drop in between 6 and 9 p.m. each First Friday of the month at the Community Room on King to take a look at the new art exhibit hanging on our walls, meet the artist, and connect with others in the Lancaster community.
Contact for more info: Ryan Braught

Mission Offering: We contribute 10% of our Sunday Gathering offering to organizations that do mission work. For each quarter of the year, we send our tithe to a different organization, three local, one international.
Contact for more info: Tim Green

  • January-March: Forgotten Voices, which equips local churches in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi to meet the physical and spiritual needs of orphans in their communities
  • April-June: Transitional Living Center (TLC), located on King St., which focuses to end the cycle of homelessness in Lancaster City
  • July-September: Atlantic Northeast District of the Church of the Brethren
  • October-December: Andrew & Liz Berg/InterVarsity at Dickinson College

Second Wednesday Prayer: Join us at the Community Room between 7-9 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month for a relaxed evening of prayer and devotional time. A typical night will have quiet worship music playing for individual prayer/reflection for the first hour. Various resources to encourage and edify you during that hour are also available. The remaining time is normally spent gathering all present to spend time in corporate prayer.
Contact for more info: Ben Achey

Sunday Morning Gatherings: We gather as a whole community every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Community Room. We begin with a time of relationship building around coffee and tea. This is followed by a time of musical worship, prayer, a message, and a time to dialogue around the Scripture and what it means to live it out in our world as individuals and as a community.
Contact for more info: Ryan Braught

Third Friday Coffeehouse & Open Mic: Join us at 7 p.m. each third Friday of the month (Music Friday) at the Community Room on King to share life and music with the Veritas Community, a featured headliner, and local musicians. Share your own music during the Open Mic time.
Contact for more info: Matt Wheeler