Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Under The Horizon, lovingly known as UTH, is faith in action. We are here to serve and welcome all ages and abilities to our Christian based and community-minded pottery and arts studio. We specialize in all things creative and inspire creativity in all forms, which we believe, is necessary for a healthy and fulfilling life.
Children’s Bereavement Art Group (CBAG)
Do You Know A Child Who Is Sad? Have They Experienced The Death Of A Loved One, Divorce, Abandonment, Or Other Loss Of Normalcy? Children’s Bereavement Art Group, also known as CBAG, is a Christian ministry Program. Founded in 2013 by Under The Horizon, CBAG helps children know that it is okay to be sad. CBAG works with children dealing with numerous types of loss including, but not limited to, death, divorce and abandonment. Through faith, encouragement, fellowship, creative expression and, friendship, the program aims to instill hope for the future. Free monthly events are held at Under The Horizon in Gettysburg, as well as in Dillsburg at the Under The Horizon satellite location located in the worship center at Calvary UMC. Children ages 5 – 15 are welcome to attend, at no cost, at either of our two locations. CBAG does not provide therapy. Registration is required. The program is run by internal and external community donations. For more information about registration, please call Cathleen at Under The Horizon – 717-752-4593 or please visit www.ChildrensBereavementArtGroup.com.
The Gathering Pot (TGP)
Providing Art Based Gathering Events for grieving adults. Join the staff of Under The Horizon as we gather, create, and heal. The Gathering Pot is a low-cost faith-based creative arts program designed to help those who are grieving. The Gathering Pot does not provide therapy. Our mission is to provide creative and healing activities in a safe and supportive environment that directly supports the grief journey. Through fellowship, conversation, and art, we encourage the expression of emotions. We provide a relaxed faith-based environment to learn from each other. Price per person is $15. This program is partial funded by our ministry efforts. Gratuities directly benefits our ministry efforts. To learn more or to register, please email Cathleen@underthehorizon.net or call 717-752-4593.
Blessing Boxes (for food insecure families)
Under the Horizon and A/V Solutions, LLC have developed a program to book-end the amazing back-pack food efforts within the Upper Adams community to help eradicate hunger in local families during the long holidays and summer breaks. Established in 2016, after seeing an important community need, Blessing Boxes has evolved into a 3-part program. Blessing Boxes services food insufficient families over the school’s Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Summer breaks. These times can prove to be a challenging time for families that are food insufficient. The Blessing Box program gives children of food insecure families a food box during these long school breaks. To donate to this effort or to learn how your family can receive a Blessing Box please call 717-752-4593 or email MinistryandOutreach@underthehorizon.net;
The Flying Fish Dinner Church
A Cooperative Effort of The Arc of Adams County and Under The Horizon. Join us each month for Flying Fish Dinner Church welcoming ALL ages and abilities. The Flying Fish dinner church provides development and exploration of spiritual formation within a relaxed setting. Offered on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5:30pm to 6:30 pm with a special service and live nativity in December from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. At Flying Fish Dinner Church, we'll sing simple songs, pray, and eat together. We'll talk and listen to each other's stories of what God is up to in our world. And we'll feel Jesus' presence in our midst. People of all abilities will find a way to participate and worship in this meal! For more information please contact one of the following resources:
Under The Horizon
The Arc of Adams County
Garden of Grace Community Churches
The Potter and the Clay Ministry
The Potter and The Clay Ministry (PATCM) aims to detail biblical teachings through the demonstration of pottery and the potter’s wheel. Preaching opportunities, vacation bible schools, retreats and more. To learn more, please visit www.potterandtheclayministry.com/home.html.