Meet Our Staff

Rev. John A. Schaefer

Senior Pastor
 
 
Rev. John has been serving the Grace Church Family since July 1990. Among his many responsibilities are the leadership of Sunday morning worship, the pastoral care of his congregation, and the management of Church programming and administration.
 
Phone: (717) 566-2897
 

Mr. Jeff Rosensteel

Maintenance Supervisor
 
Jeff is our Maintenance Supervisor. He is responsible for the upkeep of the facility and grounds at the church. He also supports the programming at Grace by facilitating all set-up and tear-down of any needed equipment for events. 
 
 
 

Ms. Tammy Houck

Director of Discipleship
 
Tammy dabbles in a little of everything at Grace but her focus is on membership care. She facilitates New Member Orientation Classes, maintains our membership roles, visits shut-ins, coordinates Safe Sanctuary Policy for Grace and all volunteers, and assists in various programming and committees.
 
Phone: (717) 566-2897
 

Mr. Andrew Meade

Director of Music Ministries
 
Andrew is in charge of all things music at Grace.  You will find him behind the organ or the piano on Sunday mornings in support of worship.  In addition, Andrew sings with both young children in our preschool and daycare programs as well as directs our more mature singers in the chancel choir, which is open to all singers high school age and older.  Interested in choir, bells, praise band or getting your kids into children’s choir, contact Andrew and he can direct you!
 
Phone: (717) 566-2897

Mrs. Meghan Schoch

Director of Programming & Communications
 
Meghan is the “hub” of the organization and communication of the Church. She assists the pastor, staff, and Church leadership in the implementation of church administration and programming. In addition, she manages the use of our facilities for church-related and community activities.
 
Phone: (717) 566-2897

Mrs. Yvonne Abela

Director of Youth Ministries
 
Yvonne is in charge of all things youth! Our youth are active all year long whether they are on-site hanging out, participating in bible studies, doing off-site activities or random mission work! If you are a youth in 5th-6th grade please join our TY group activities.  Youth in 7th-12th grade can join our GUMY events! Want to get in involved in this programming, contact Yvonne and she can direct you!
 
 
Mr. Brandon Curry
Kitchen Coordinator
 
Brandon runs the kitchen here at Grace!  He has a heart for hosting and a talent for cooking!  Check out the on-going “Table of Grace” calendar and plug into the ministries that involve some good, home-cooked meals.  And don’t forget to come hungry and join Brandon on Thursday evenings in the All Purpose Room at any time from 5:00-6:30pm for a family meal.
 

Mrs. Jill Wenner

Office Assistance
 
Jill is the Office Assistant at Grace.  She is responsible for assisting the pastor and staff with administrative duties.  She is currently works in the office on Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm.  Please stop by and say hello!
 
Phone: (717) 566-2897

Mrs. Joanne Black

Grace Christian Child Care Director
 
Joanne is the Daycare Director of Grace Christian Child Care.  We welcome Joanne to the Grace family as she started this role in the January 2018! Her experience in both business and teaching proves helpful as she learns the ins-and-outs of GCCC.
 
 
Phone: (717) 566-6575
 

Mrs. Sherry White

Grace Christian Child Care Associate Director
 
As the Associate Director of Grace Christian Child Care, Sherry assists with the operation of the child care program. Her duties are focused to aid in the smooth running of the daily activities and staffing.  When needed, you may find her in a classroom as well! 
 
Phone: (717) 566-6575
 
  

Mrs. Heidi Hoover

Grace Christian Preschool Director
 
Heidi directs the growing Preschool ministry at Grace. Our second floor classrooms are home to the expanding program for young children ages 2-5 years old.  If you are interested in registering your young one for preschool or if you have questions about the program, please contact Heidi!
 
Phone: (717) 566-8260
 
 

Mrs. Donna Ward

Business Manager
 
As Business Manager, Donna directs the budget process, compiles financial reports, monitors investments, prepares payroll, and handles cash management for the church, daycare and preschool programs. She also maintains personnel policies and benefit programs. Donna does a great job of keeping Grace Church on track to meet all of its financial goals!