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.





    July   14th     Outdoor Worship (weather permitting) T-Shirt Sunday

    July 27th      Saturday, 10:00 am – 11:30 am Spiritual Habits of Health

    July 28th      History - Sarah Myers

    Aug.  11       Worship 9:00 am - Guest Pastor Rev. Weidler

    Aug. 16th     SON Celebration Weekend (Rain or Shine)

                     Friday 6:00 pm campfire

    Aug 17th      SON Celebration, Saturday, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm

                    Folk Music by Rev. Timothy Craven

    Aug 18th      Outdoor Worship 9:00 am followed by Church Picnic

                    (Rain or Shine)      

    Aug 25th      Worship 9:00 am     Celebrating 175 Years

                    CHILDREN CELEBRTION – 10:30AM  

                    AMAZING MAGIC BY EDDY RAY             

    Sept. 8th       How St. B’s has strengthened your faith?  

    Sept 15th     Friendship Sunday followed by potluck brunch

    Sept 28th     Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am Spiritual Habits of Health

1977- 2019

    Oct. 13th      History - Sarah Myers

                    Guest Speaker -   Sister Deb McClellan

    Oct. 19th      Saturday, Fall Family Festival (Time TBA)

                    Music by Shippensburg Blaskapelle

    Nov 10th      Worship 9:00 am - Guest Pastor Grahe

    Nov 10th      Sunday, 3:00 pm   Silver, Wood and Ivory Instrumental                                                Concert  

    Nov 23rd      Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am Spiritual Habits of Health

    Dec 8th         How St. B’s has strengthened your faith?   (Pastor Thomas)




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

E-mail address:

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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Click here to View a Calendar of Current Events


         Sunday September 15, 2019

               Vicar DeAnn Books

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

175 Years Serving God!      CELEBRATE with US!




Location – Church Pavilion/Tent (rain or shine)

Campers may set up Friday evening or during the day on Saturday. (Larry Brumgard -717-632-6453)

Admission: SON CELEBRATION THRIVENT SERVICE PROJECT:  We will be collecting packages of baby wipes, adult wipes or disinfect wipes all weekend.  To be distributed in our community.  Please place them in the basket located in the overflow area or container at the pavilion.  Thanks!

Friday, August 16th Campfire at 6:00 pm.

Saturday, August 17th Stop by and join the campers any time!   

5:00 PM - Dinner of hamburgers, hot dogs and sides will be provided. Folk Music by Rev. Timothy Craven, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Sunday, August 18th Come early! Egg Sandwiches will be

provided for breakfast. All are welcome!

     Outdoor Worship 9:00 AM (Bring a lawn chair!)

     All Church Picnic-11:00 AM (Dish to share would be appreciated!)


Aug 25th Worship 9:00 AM Celebrating 175 Years of Serving God!        

Guest Soloist:  Karen Bureau


AMAZING MAGIC BY EDDY RAY Followed by pizza, salad and cake. (Downstairs in the Social Hall)



Sept 15th Friendship Sunday Worship 9:00 AM

       Followed by a potluck brunch.

Oct 19th   Saturday, 2:00 - 6:00 PM Fall Family Festival                Pavilion area.  Music by Shippensburg Blaskapelle

Nov 10th   Sunday, 3:00 PM Concert by Silver, Wood and Ivory ( in the church sanctuary.  Donations Accepted and Generosity Appreciated


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

God and Community
for Years

Our Heritage

St. Bartholomew’s 1879

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.


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