Develop lasting friendships and continue growing in your faith in authentic community with others. Groups are where big church becomes small, and real life-on-life transformation happens.



Jill was raised in Anchorage, Alaska where she met her husband Mike. They’ve been married for 23 years and have 3 adult children, Michael, Christopher and Sarah. They came to the East Coast via the Air Force and have lived in Hanover for the last 18 years. Jill worked part- time from home while homeschooling their children and now fills her time volunteering. She leads a group for moms. Jill is passionate about encouraging women to grown in their relationship with Jesus and to raise their children to love the Lord.



Calvin and his wife Shelly have spent 12 years working in Angola and Namibia as missionaries with SIM. While in Africa, their two daughters, Charity and Charissa were born. Calvin and Shelly worked primarily with Christian leadership development and production. Since 2007, they have been involved with the Pastor's Book Set Project which supplies teaching, conferences and books in English to 1400 Christian workers in ten different cities in Namibia.



Lindsey was born and raised in central PA before moving to Hanover after graduating from Messiah College. She's been attending Providence since 2014 and currently leads a young adult group. Being an "extroverted introvert", Lindsey loves the idea of developing deep relationships with others that go beyond just meeting once a week. She also enjoys running, reading, Netflix-binging "The Dick Van Dyke Show"', and being tolerated by her cat, Timothy.



Chad and Jasmine met at Providence almost eight years ago, and they love being part of such an awesome community where they're challenged every week to love Jesus and show His love to others. Chad and Jasmine lead a group where people are transparent with each other and challenge each other to grow! Chad and Jasmine were married in 2014, and they have an adorable daughter, Shay, and a sweet pup named Sadie.



A love of nature and adventure brought Jim and Cheryl together back in 1982. Since then the phrase “together is better” has been true. They enjoy spending time together, whether spending time with one of their 3 children and grandchildren, working, playing or serving. Family is very important to them, and they include their group at Providence as an extension of their family!



Carrie is married to her high school love, Philip, and is called mom by her four beautiful, energetic kids. After graduating from Cairn University, receiving Biblical Studies and Elementary Education degrees, she taught in public schools until she decided to come home full-time, deepening her love and need for coffee. She loves spending time with her family and making her home an inviting place for all who enter. Her heart for her group is to provide a safe, welcoming place for moms to be real, supported, and loved.



Jay and Elaine are native New-Yorkers who moved to the area almost thirteen years ago. They have a passion for life-on-life discipleship and love investing in younger couples. The topics of marriage and parenting are two of their favorites. They have been married since 1994 and are parents to two sons, Jason and Justyn. They enjoy connecting with others through food, hospitality, and sharing life.



Ken and Barb Parvis live in South Hanover and have been married for 32 years. They are the parents of three grown children and are Popsie and Mum Mum to 6 beautiful grandchildren. They desire to share their experiences with others to show that Jesus can make a message from our mess, a testimony from our test, and that no one and no situation is beyond the restorative power of Jesus. They have been a part of Providence Community for 9 1/2 years.



Nathan and Adrienne started this group to press in to and promote authenticity, healthy relationships, and discipleship. The small gathering meets in their house once a month and consists of people who are extremely real, courageous, and honest! The focus is simply on reading the Scriptures, following the promptings of the Spirit, getting in one another’s lives, asking difficult questions, and laughing hard and often. No kids are allowed at this one!



Ben and Tiffany have been married for more than 18 years and have four children, two boys, and two girls. They lead a small group in South Hanover for adults with a goal of pressing into each other lives and digging deep in scripture as we grow together in Christ. Their passion is creating connections in a small group setting and making lifelong friendships as we do life together.



Carl was born and raised in Erie, Pa and made his way to the Hanover area after working at several newspapers across the Mid-Atlantic. In Hanover, he met his wife, Kim, and had two boys, Colin and Christian. Carl is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Community Progress Council, and is the leader of the group for dads. He loves that group ministry provides an environment where Christians can share, trust and can be accountable.



Chad and Lisa Wolf have four kids and own a small farm. They believe life should be simple with Jesus as their center and that He will provide for them to live a peaceful and joy filled life. They share a passion and love for children, and value protecting innocence in childhood. Ask them about their farm or mission trips to Nepal, China, Mexico, L.A or D.C. They lead a group for homeschooling parents.



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