Gerry & Sue Beachy
Elder & Deacon
Gerry serves the church as an Elder, directs the annual Christmas bell choir, works in the AV booth, and is active in our facilities and missions teams. Gerry is a retired local pharmacist and was the owner and operator of Beachy's pharmacy right up to his recent retirement. Sue serves the church as a Deacon, helps to coordinate the church kitchen, and is an active part of the Hospitality and Missions Teams. Sue helped to manage the pharmacy along with Gerry, and together they have 2 adult children and love to spend time with their 4 grandchildren.
John & Sherry Carey
John serves the church as an Elder, as the church council president, and as a co-leader of the Stewardship Team. Along with Sherry they also lead the church's youth group, teach for the Orchard, and lead our Trail Life program. John is the MD director for the Bureau of Mining. Along with Sherry they have 4 adult children and enjoy their 7 grandchildren.
George & Barbara Yoder
George serves the church as an Elder, Sunday morning Bible Study leader, and as a co-leader of the Education Team. Along with Barbara they make thier home in Springs, PA where they enjoy their time keeping up with George's live-in mom, aunt and a pack of adorable puppies.
Matt & Emily Widder
Matt serves the church as an Elder, teaching pastor, bible teacher, and worship leader each week in the church. A native of Chambersburg, PA, Matt attended Greencastle-Antrim High School (PA), Lock Haven University (PA), Capital Bible Seminary (MD) and Liberty Theological Seminary (VA). He served a church in Hagerstown MD for 7 years in full time youth ministry before being called to serve Grace. He's happy to be the husband of his bride Emily who grew up in the Grantsville area. Emily serves the church as an Orchard teacher, and as the director of our nursery. Emily is also a 1st grade teacher at Clear Spring Elementary in Washington County, MD. Matt and Emily welcomed their first child (Lincoln) into the world in March 2013.
Franklin & Allison Broadwater
Franklin and Allison serve the church as deacons in a number of ways. Franklin is often found back running the computer for our worship services, and is a co-leader of our Facilities Team. Allison is Matt's Pastoral Assistant, Directs our annual VBS program, and is a co-leader of our Education Team focusing on Children's Ministries. Franklin owns his own trucking business. Together they have 3 children Brianna, Gracie and Brayden.
Andy & Jenny Knauff
Andy and Jenny serve the church as deacons in a number of ways. Andy is often found back running the sound for our worship services, and is a co-leader of our Facilities Team. Jenny plays in our Bell Choir, and is a co-leader of our Hospitality Team. They both teach in the Orchard, and help provide leadership in our Trail Life program. Andy works for Hunter Douglas locally. Jenny works as a school nurse in the Garrett County School System. Together they have 2 sons Matthew and Alex.