About Our Staff

Rev. Ed Dickel (Pastor)

Pastor Ed received his Master of Divinity from Lancaster Theological Seminary and has served several area churches. 

In addition to serving at Grace UCC, he is also the chaplain and pastor at Ephrata Manor, a United Church of Christ Home.

Ed resides in Lancaster Township with his wife Tiffany, sons William and Hugh, and a very friendly ginger tabby, Pete.

He enjoys DIY projects, antiquing, hiking, traveling, and checking out the many different restaurants and brewpubs Lancaster has to offer.

Contact Pastor Ed at grace@gracechurchlancaster.org.

Anabel Proffitt (Pastor)

Pastor Anabel retired from Wisdom’s Table United Church of Christ in Lancaster in January 2022, after serving as co-pastor (and then solo pastor) for eight years. 

A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary (Ph.D. in Practical Theology with a concentration in Christian Education) and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education (MA Christian Education), she served as a professor of Christian Education at Lancaster Theological Seminary from 1989-2016. 

While a professor, for 11 years she served as summer pastor of the Childwold Presbyterian Church in the Adirondack region of upstate New York.

Anabel resides in the city of Lancaster with her very energetic miniature pinscher Duke and two very handsome cats, Chief and Sammy.

She enjoys reading, walking, writing poetry, playing the djembe drum, teaching, traveling, cooking, and sampling cuisine from the many wonderful restaurants in Lancaster. 

Contact Pastor Anabel at grace@gracechurchlancaster.org.

Jules Lambert (Music Director / Office Administrator)

Jules Lambert has been a member of Grace UCC since 2019.

She has a background in vocal and piano performance as well as music education.

She enjoys spending time with her loved ones, playing video games, reading, watching movies, eating sushi, and (of course) making music!

Contact Jules at grace@gracechurchlancaster.org.


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