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Written by Pastor Mike   
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 19:35





Services in the Tabernacle

Starting July 2nd. our 10:00am worship service will be moving into the Tabernacle. This is always a fun and enjoyable part of summer in our community.

And especially mark your calendars for Sunday, August 13 when we invite Dave Stahl and the Sacred Orchestra to lead worship at 10am.



Services in the Sanctuary

The 10AM service returns to the Sanctuary, September 10!





Each year our church hosts a rest stop for the Hershey Chocolate Tour. The event is a fundraiser for to support cancer research to find the cure at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute.


This year our church will again host a rest stop. So, as the Chocolate Tour cycling events make their way through the Mount Gretna area on Saturday, August 5th, our members will open our doors and welcome the participants. For this event we are asking for volunteers from the church to bake goodies, help set up, or be on hand on August 5th to welcome the visitors as they arrive. If you are interested in helping this very worthwhile cause, please contact the Church Office at: 717-964-3241.






Over the past few years our church has made it a priority to reach out to the youth of our church and community to give them a place to play games, hang out, and have fun.

Starting in September we will once again be inviting youth from our congregation and community ages 9-12 to come out on Sunday afternoons from 4:30 - 5:30 PM to come out and enjoy the fun, games, and fellowship that youth group offers.




Recipe Corner....Chocolate Chip Brownies

2/3 c. butter

2 tbsp. hot water

2 c. brown sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

2 c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking soda

12 oz. bag mini chocolate chips

mix:  butter, hot water, sugar

add eggs and vanilla beat well

add dry ingredients beat well, add chocolate chips

Grease pan, bake a 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes






A food bank donation is collected the 1st Sunday of each month.

The items can be placed in the front lobby of the church.

Donations benefit the Lebanon County Christian Ministries.


Cereal, instant mashed potatoes, canned potatoes, canned meats (12 oz. 'spam'), 5oz canned chicken, canned fruit, vegetable soup, crackers, 12-18oz jam or jelly, 18oz peanut butter, canned pasta, toilet paper/paper towels, facial tissues, personal care items, toothbrush/toothpaste, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, diapers size 4,5,6



Do you like to sing? Do you like to read? Than worship is the place for you to volunteer your time and talents! We always have openings for new choir members and liturgists. And joining is easy: If you would like to join the choir please contact our Choir Director, Bob McCullough at 717-964-3495 or stop by one of the choir practices listed in the Sunday bulletin. If you would like to become a liturgist, and read one or more of the scriptures in a service on Sunday mornings, just contact Pastor Mike or sign-up using the Liturgist Schedule posted on the bulletin board in the lobby of the church.

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 July 2017 15:12
Written by Pastor Mike   
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 18:53

Nursery School

The mission of the Mount Gretna Nursery School is to offer a program that fosters a positive, joyful group experience for children to develop a love of school, learning and sharing. We provide an environment that allows a child’s God given potential to shine and thrive in both social and mental activities….free play, reading, art, cognitive games, music, science, field trips.


Classes for three year olds meet 2 times a week (Mondays & Wednesdays), 9:30-11:30. Tuition is $110.00/month


Classes for four-five year olds meet 3 times a week (Mon., Wed. & Fridays) 9:30-11:30. Tuition is $135.00/month


For more information, please contact our Director Joanne Gingrich at:

  • P.O.Box 104, Mt.Gretna PA 17064
  • Phone: 717-964-2208 or 964-2218(home)


Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2016 02:49
Written by Pastor Mike   
Monday, 09 August 2010 16:08

Sunday School is held during the 10AM worship service. Classes are held beginning in Sept and run through the end of June.  We have 3 classes:

1.  4-5 yrs olds

2.  1st and 2nd graders

3.  3rd-5th graders

Children are dismissed from worship to Sunday School after the Children's Sermon.



Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 17:18

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