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2021 New Council Members Elected -Voting for Grace’s Congregational Council concluded on Friday, May 28, and we congratulate Lori Coup, Nancy Doyle, and Vicki Sue Golemboski, who were elected to three year terms, beginning July 1. Many thanks to our other candidates, Ryan Knowles, Joe Schuchert, and Dave Will, for being open to serving Grace as well.



2020-2021 Council Officers Elected

(October, 2020) At its October meeting, the Council of Grace Lutheran Church elected Nick Downs as President; Angela Hardyk as Vice President; and Sarah Rodgers as Secretary.  Lester Cutter was reappointed as Treasurer and chair of the finance team.


Council Officers Elected

(July 9, 2019) Don Coine was elected President of the Council of Grace Lutheran Church at the July 9 Council Meeting.  Newly elected Vice President is Lisa Wiedemer; Secretary is Nancy Reinert; and Lester Cutter was reappointed as Treasurer.  We are grateful to them for their willingness to serve in these capacities and extend our thanks to outgoing officers Earl Lybarger, Sally Keiser-Bankert, and Ellen Campbell.  Thank you!


Associate Pastor Called to Grace Lutheran Church

(December 2, 2018) Congratulations to Rev. Carolyn Hetrick, who was overwhelmingly called by Grace Lutheran today to serve as our new Associate Pastor for Education and Outreach. Pastor Hetrick joyfully accepted the call, and she hopes to begin serving Grace in mid-January. Thanks be to God! 

Scott Schul Named Senior Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church

(September 1, 2018) Pastor Scott E. Schul began his service as the new Senior Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church.  Pastor Stevens Lynn retired after 34 years in the ministry and was named Pastor Emeritus of Grace Lutheran Church.

Council Officers Elected 

(July 10, 2018) Earl Lybarger was elected President of the Council of Grace Lutheran Church at the July 10 Council meeting.  Sally Keiser-Bankert will continue as Vice President; Ellen Campbell will continue to serve as the Secretary; and Gary Stroschein remains our Treasurer.  We thank each and all of them for their service to our church and community of faith!


Council Election Results

(May 25, 2018) Congratulations to our newly elected council members: Joe Nicosia, Nick Downs, and Del Bright. Thank you to all the candidates who were open to serving Grace in this capacity.


Vicar Ariel Graduates from Seminary

(May 18, 2018) Congratulations to Vicar Ariel Williams, who graduated on Friday, May 18, from United Lutheran Seminary.  We are very happy for her!


New Senior Pastor Announced

(April 15, 2018) Pastor Scott E. Schul has been called through an overwhelming majority of votes to be the senior pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, effective September 1, 2018. Thanks be to God for God's continued guidance, direction and blessing. 


Grace Lutheran Church and Grace Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten Receive Award

(April 17, 2018) In recognition of their contributions to effective recycling and reducing / reusing waste, our church and school received the Emerald Award from the Centre County Recycling Authority and the Borough of State College.  Many thanks to our Green Team for leading these efforts and to everyone for helping to care for our planet!



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