Pastor & Staff

Rev. Todd  A. Christine

Lead Pastor

 A graduate of Pennsylvania State University (B.S. in Criminal Justice) and Wesley Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity.). Todd grew up in the State College Area of Pennsylvania. Ministry is his second career, Todd worked as a carpenter for 15yrs before responding to God's calling in his life. Todd plays guitar and loves to sing. He also enjoys crazy antics or anything that gets people excited about Jesus. His quote, "Ministry is the passion for my life; leading others to discover their faith and place to maximize their gifts in serving Christ's holy church has been my ministerial pursuit."  Todd is family man married to his wife Autumn, and very involved with his two children Paytyn and Tristan. Todd is community minded and vision focused. He says  "We exist so that our lives touch the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ." Pastor Todd's life verse is Ephesians 4:1 "I therefore a prisoner for the Lord urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received." 

Rev. Matthew Sichel

DEACON and Director of Ministry in Discipleship

Rev. Matt received his Master’s Degree in Religion with a concentration in Theology and Church History from Evangelical Theological Seminary in Myerstown PA. Rev. Currently Rev. Matt is in the doctoral program at London School of Theology (England) via Asbury Theological Seminary. The topic of his dissertation is “how God uses food in a sacramental way to build relationship with people.” Rev. Matt is rooted in his family with his wife  Jessica, two children Rose and Isaac. Rev. Matt is involved in worship and discipleship instruction at Grace Church and as a deacon works to build a bridge to the community from the local church as well as from the community to the church.

Miriam Lopez 

Pastoral Administrative Assistant

“I was born and raised most of my life in Ponce Puerto Rico.  Born to Puerto Rican parents Pedro Saldana (deceased), Rosa Ramos, and 4 siblings. I went to school in both Puerto Rico and the U.S., I graduated from Trinity College of Puerto Rico with an associate degree in data entry. I have worked in the customer service field for over 18 years. Married to Jonathan Lopez, Police Lieutenant and Preacher of the Word of our Lord Jesus Christ. I’m blessed to have 3 beautiful girls, Leylah and Lilah 9 years old twins, and Joryam one- year old.  I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, and eating out.

I love to smile and make people feel loved. I gave my life to our Lord Jesus Christ, nine years ago and enjoy helping others in need and serving the community.” “I can do all things through Christ which strengthened me.”--  Philippians 4:13

Jennifer Freeman

Directory of PreSchool

Jennifer Freeman is the Director at Grace Preschool. Jenn has a Bachelor’s of Education and a Masters of Psychology from Stevenson University. Jennifer has worked many years in preschool and public school settings, helping children prepare socially and academically for their continuing education.  She resides in Hanover with her husband and their two children, who attend South Western High School.

Autumn Christine

Director of Young Peoples Ministry

amber myers

Directors of Path Youth

Larry Kuntz

Director of Music Ministry

Larry Kuntz grew up in Harrisburg, where he attended Stevens Memorial United Methodist Church as a youngster. He has been Director of Music Ministries at Grace Church since 2007, responsible for directing the Chancel Choir at the 11:00 service, assisting with the Cherub Choir, and coordinating special music at the 7:45 service. In addition to his duties at Grace, Mr. Kuntz also teaches music in the South Western School District, and he recently started his second tenure as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Hanover Symphony Orchestra. His first tenure with the HSO was highly-acclaimed and lasted from 1995 until 2011. Before moving to Hanover in 1992, Larry taught music in the Corning-Painted Post Area School District and he was Choir Director at First Baptist Church in Painted Post, NY. He holds degrees in music from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and VanderCook College of Music (VCM) in Chicago, and a degree in education from Temple University - Harrisburg. Since obtaining his Master of Music degree from VCM, he has completed post-graduate work in conducting at VCM and at the University of South Carolina, where he participated in the prestigious Conductors’ Institute of South Carolina. When he’s not at the church, you may see Larry performing in the community with the Black Rose Brass Quintet, Class Act String Quartet, or Swingin’ Seven Jazz Band. When not making music, he enjoys spending time with his wife Debbie, his children Scott, Trevor, and Olivia, and his dog, a loveable Yorkie-poo named Maxwell Amadeus Kuntz.

Duane Myers

Director of Technology

Director of Media and all tech support for us here at Grace Church! I  grew up in the Lutheran Church.  After high school, went to the Electronics' Institute and the Broadcasting Institute.  I began my broadcasting career at WHSW in Baltimore and are currently there;  the call letters have changed to WUTB.  Worked my way up from Master Control, Production and then into Engineering.  Today, my office is located in WBFF's studio and am responsible for a large array of stuff for all three stations  which also includes WNUV.  I use my acquired knowledge to help transform our Church worship experience and support our Children's ministry.

Angie Kaltreider


Angie Kaltreider grew up in Brodbecks, Pennsylvania.  During her childhood, she started learning to play the piano at age 11 and also learned to play the flute and the piccolo.  She is an active member of Grace Church and has been the organist for many years. Angie enjoys playing with Endless Grace praise team at Grace.  In the past, she has also been the Music Director at Emory United Methodist Church in New Oxford, PA and was also Music Director at Mt. Zion UCC in Spring Grove, PA.   In addition to working at Grace, she also works at Hobby Lobby.  She likes to spend time singing and traveling.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, and children, Stephen and Sarah, and her two dogs, Misha and Bailey.  

Charlie Urenko


Charlie is a graduate of West Virginia University with his Bachelor's in Economics.  After graduating in 2003 has been a part of various worship teams growing contemporary services since 2004 and spending over a decade with CrossPoint UMC’s satellite campus in South Hanover Township in Hummelstown.  From the humble beginnings of a school gymnasium of 15-20 people, to supporting 2 services with a total 200+ people.  In 2016 he answered a Craiglist ad for a cover band looking for a new guitar player and met worship leader Noah Parker.  After two hiatus’ and some soul searching, Charlie took up Noah’s offer to check out Grace UMC.  In the summer of 2021 he came to audition and has been an integral part of the team since. “Looking back it’s funny how my musical life intertwined with my church life.  Two of my best friends were Youth Pastors and musicians, and I would help them frequently. I also wouldn’t of been at CrossPoint if it wasn’t for the band I was working for, and now I wouldn’t be at Grace if I hadn’t met Noah.   It’s been a crazy, but amazing year,  and I’m honored to be a part of Grace as one of the worship leaders” When not being a guitar nerd, he likes to travel and hike with his wife and children.   Charlie renewed his interest in photography and likes to photograph nature, wildlife and his family.

Darren Myers

Praise Team / Directors of Path Youth

Darren was born and raised in Hanover, PA. He attended Millersville University and received a B.S. in Mathematics. Darren grew up in Grace Church. Throughout grade school, Darren played the saxophone (alto, tenor, and baritone) in many different bands. He also participated in the choir at college and here at Grace Church. Currently, he is learning the drum set and the ukulele. He resides in York, PA with his wife, Amber, and son, Watson.

Barb Zellar


Barb is a retired nurse who has a passion and heart to serve Jesus Christ. During her work she specialized in mental health. Barb and her husband Frank are passionate members of Grace Church. Barb works with a caring team of Grace Church members to care for our community who are sick, hospitalized, home bound, or in care facilities. Barb also leads Good Grief, a support group for those dealing with loss.