St. Bartholomew's of Hanover, PA, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Telephone: (717)632-1952

Address: 1204 Grand Valley Road Hanover, PA 17331~

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We extend a warm welcome to worship with us in a beautiful country setting.


175 Years Serving God!  CELEBRATE with US!



Oct 13th Sunday, 9:00 am Worship Service

        Guest Speaker:  Sister Deb McClellan

        Faith Story:  Paul Walker



Oct 19th   Saturday, 2:00 - 6:00 PM Fall Family Festival

         Pavilion area.  Music by Shippensburg Blaskapelle



Nov 10th   Sunday, 9:00 am Worship Service

         Guest Speaker:  Rev. Arthur Grahe          

         Church History:  Sarah Myers

        3:00 PM Concert by Silver, Wood and Ivory   

        ( in the church sanctuary. 

        Donations Accepted and Generosity Appreciated



Dec 8th Sunday, 9:00 am Worship Service

         Faith Story:  Pastor Steve




PLEASE join us and invite your friends and neighbors. See you there!

St Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA) 1204 Grand Valley Rd. Hanover



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Silver, Wood & Ivory

Sunday, November 10th

3 pm in the Church Sanctuary

(Donations Accepted, Generosity Appreciated)



Silver, wood and ivory are three creations of beauty found in nature.  When you add the musical inspirations of Tracy Dietrich and Cindy Wittenberg, “Silver, Wood & Ivory” transform into a celestial musical journey.


Tracy Dietrich, the Silver and Wood of the duo, was born with the gift of perfect pitch.  She says that playing music came as second nature to her from the time she was a child.  Tracy has played other instruments, but it’s the flute that has captured the passion of her musical voice.  Tracy has mastered nineteen different flutes and recorders ranging from the most primitive to the most sophisticated.  These intricate varieties of flutes compliment her unique style.


Cindy Wittenberg, the Ivory of the pair, grew up in a musical family with a classically trained mother.  She began playing the piano at the age of four and began formal training at the age of eight.  Cindy also has learned to play the organ and the bassoon which allows her to draw from her symphonic experiences when composing music.


Together, this two-person orchestra of classically trained artists have fashioned a tapestry of music that stirs the soul.  Tracy and Cindy both have instrumental performance degrees.  Tracy from Indiana University and Cindy from Elizabethtown College and Peabody Conservatory.


Whether it’s a family song that causes memories to come flooding back or a new melody that creates a sense of calm, Silver, Wood & Ivory has created a body of work that will satisfy everyone’s melodic appetite


Stop by Sunday morning and develop your relationship with God. 

Gathering in God’s House

Sunday Worship Service - 9:00AM

Traditional and Contemporary Worship offered.

Sunday School for all ages - 10:30AM

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Rev. Steven E. Thomas, Pastor

Cell: (717)476-9171

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Office hours: Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Mrs. Beth Croney, Church Secretary

Telephone: (717)632-1952

E-mail address:

Office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30 am - 2:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

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News, Announcements and Calendar of Events

St. Bartholomew’s is active in our church community with multiple programs including Sunday School for all ages. We participate in community programs such as PAL program (provide a lunch). For several years, teams from our congregation have gone to communities affected by Hurricane Katrina and assisted in the rebuilding of those communities ravaged by that hurricane.

The following links will provide you with our News, Announcements and Calendar of events.

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         Sunday October 20, 2019

               Pastor Steve Thomas

Video of Current & Archived Sermons

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“FREE FAITH YOGA every Wednesdays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM.”

"Our Second Free Yoga Class is every Thursdays at 9:00 - 10:00 am"

Christian Yoga classes at St. Bartholomew’s are offered at no cost – we just ask that you bring a yoga mat, (optional) yoga block or blanket and come dressed comfortably in layers. The one-hour class is a time to release tension and distractions so that we can explore the healing practice of yoga, deepen our faith, and rest in the peace that was so freely given to us. Each class is infused with scripture and Christ-centered meditations. Classes are tailored to all ability levels and different seasons in life.

For in Him we live and move and have our being.   Acts 17:28”


The instructor, Carrie Hoff is an RYT-500 with Yoga Alliance and co-founder of Christian Yoga Project. She holds over 1700 hours of training with additional certifications in hatha, yin, trauma-informed yoga, meditation, and yoga nidra. Carrie is a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Coach through Cadence Health and DoTERRA Essential Oil Advocate; following a simplistic and Biblical approach to diet and wellness. She and her husband, Dave own Valley Yoga Studio in Maryland (just several minutes away from St. Bartholomew’s) where they offer faith-based classes as well as teacher training and workshops. Her passion is bringing Christ and worship to the mat. Yoga provides an opportunity for physical health but also to our strengthens our mental and spiritual wellbeing. Bringing God into every moment of every day is the most important thing we can do. She is a student at Regent University where she is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry.  Visit Christian Yoga Project on Facebook, Instagram or

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The history of
St. Bartholomew’s Church
Hanover PA.

God and Community
for Years

Our Heritage

St. Bartholomew’s New & Old Buildings 1935

In a constantly changing world, the members of St. Bartholomew's will continue to remember their past as they look to the future.

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Our mission at St. Bartholomew's United Church (ELCA) is to be a united Christian Community serving God as witnesses and symbols of God's hope and love. As God's disciples we will do God's will through prayer, praise, worship and service; using the Bible as our inspiration. With the help of God, we will provide a sanctuary for caring and healing. Respecting the ideas of all people and striving for full participation of all members of our faith community, we will seek to strengthen our spiritual growth and to be a beacon to our church family and neighbors, near and far, with vision and responsibility to God.

ST. BARTHOLOMEW is Handicap accessible

Handicap accessible with elevator service to all floors.


Currently no Cancellations


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