Recent Announcements

Last Update:  December 19, 2018


Grace Annual Congregation Meeting will be held Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the sanctuary.


Voting Results on policies and seal coating expenditure from June 10 Congregational meeting:

Use of Fellowship Hall and Kitchen         58 Yes      7 No    3 Abstain 

Grace Safe Sanctuary Policy                  65 Yes      2 No     1 Abstain 

Seal Coat Parking Lot at $3,982.00        67 Yes      1 No     0 Abstain



Congregational Meeting June 10, 2018 There will be congregational meetings immediately
after the Modern Service and the Traditional Service, June 10, 2018, to approve
the cost of parking lot sealcoating and two Grace Policies.

  • Schorner Sealcoating, Spring Grove, PA, has
    proposed an estimate of $3,982.00 to fill cracks, reseal with one coat brush
    application, and re-stripe the parking lot.

Two proposed Grace Policies will be voted for approval:  

  • Grace Safe Sanctuary Policy and the
  • Revised Fellowship Hall and Kitchen Use Policy
    for Non-church Events.

The Safe Sanctuary Policy shows the requirements for volunteers who help with children
and youth.  The guidelines in this policy will help Grace meet PA State
requirements for employees and volunteers.  

The Fellowship Hall and Kitchen Use Policy for Non-church Events has been revised.
 Revisions in this policy are underlined.

Sunday June10, 2018, immediately after the Modern Service and at 10:10 AM in the sanctuary
will be time to ask questions about the two policies.

Copies of the proposed policies can be found in manila folders located in the narthex, large
table at the rear of Fellowship Hall, and in the large transept.  The proposed policies are also posted on the Grace website:




February 18, 2018 Congregational Vote Results:

The congregation voted 109 in favor, with 30 opposed, for Rev. Bonnie J. Whittier as Grace's next senior pastor.  Rev. Whittier has accepted Grace's call and will begin May 1, 2018.  Meeting minutes will be in the Days of Grace.




Membership Policy Vote Results 10/1/17:

     55 – Yes     28 – No

Funeral Policy Vote Results 10/1/17:
     56 – Yes     27 – No



Prayer Line and Bible Study (updated with date correction):  A few changes have come to our Prayer/Bible Study Line. Patti Miller will be recording the message on Tuesdays and Fridays.  She will, of course, update any changes to the prayer requests both days, and then on Tuesdays, she will present a short Bible Study and prayer.  On Fridays, she will briefly introduce Pastor’s Keating’s focus for the following Sunday and read the poem for that Sunday.  We hope that you find these messages uplifting and valuable.  

To access the message, dial 1-717-632-1819 and then enter the access code: 86212.

If you have any questions or concerns, please give Patti a call at 1-717-451-1913.

Christ calls us to reach out with Love and share God's Grace.