Shells
EVANGELICAL
Lutheran
Church

717-469-2586

shellsadmin@shellschurch.org

287 Shells Church Road

Grantville, PA  17028

Worship

Liturgy of Holy Eucharist 

Sunday 9am

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Our Staff

PASTOR

The Rev. (Father) W. L. Barnes, III, STS was born in York, PA and grew up in Dallastown, PA. He graduated from Dallastown High School in 2010 and is a 2014 graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors degree in Behavioral Science. Fr. Barnes graduated with a Master of Divinity from United Lutheran Seminary (formerly the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg) in 2018. 

Fr. Barnes served Christ Lutheran Church in Duncannon, Christ Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown, and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Spring Grove while he was a candidate for ministry in the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. As of February 1, 2019, he serves as Pastor of Shells Evangelical Lutheran Church in Grantville, PA. He is also a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity (STS) http://www.societyholytrinity.org

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Barbara Dupler

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Theresa Reidmiller 

 

PARISH FINANCE

Tom Gordon, treasurer 

Jeff Buse, financial secretary 

 

PARISH COUNCIL

Steve Espenshade, president

Raelene Smit, vice-president 

Justine Wiltraut, secretary 

Colin Blair
Rich Espenshade
Diane Gotshall
Karlene Jaggan
Amanda Mende
Glen Peterson
Rena Sattazahn
Mark Stremmel
Sherry Ulsh

 

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