Ministry Directors

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Bethany Hirschy

Bethany Hirschy was born and raised in Lancaster County and has been involved in Children’s Ministry almost all of her life. She has attended Lancaster Bible College and is working to complete an Associates Degree in Biblical Studies. “Through several classes at LBC, I realized the passion that God has given me for ministry and for children. Children are such important members of the body of Christ. I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of that…
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Rebecca Shiffer

Rebecca coordinates Hospitality teams which focus on caring for the Grace Church family and our guests. Raised in upstate New York, Rebecca graduated from Mansfield University. Her work experience includes teaching, healthcare administration, and electronic publishing. She and her husband, Joe, live in Lancaster and have three children: Mary, Joey, and Elizabeth.
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Holly Wismer

In this role, Holly provides encouragement, resources, and training for our church leaders, serves as a member of the LIFE Group Leadership team, and works to develop an equipping culture here at Grace. Holly also leads our Global Outreach Team, helping to mobilize the entire Grace Church family to be involved in cross-cultural missions. Outside of her ministry at Grace, Holly has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Encompass World Partners (formerly Grace Brethren International Missions). Holly’s husband,…
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Mary Liz Youtz

Mary Liz Youtz has served in Christian education for over 30 years.  She graduated from Millersville University with her Masters of Education and was received her certification as an Elementary Principalship from Penn State.  Mrs. Youtz enjoys seeing the excitement in children’s faces as they begin to explore and learn.  Mrs. Youtz also enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and serving others on mission trips with her husband, Steve. Mrs. Youtz attends Christ the King Community Church and lives in Mountville.