Our Pastors


Rev. Alison Grove is now serving as the Pastor for Covenant and Faith United Methodist Churches.

Pastor Alison has been serving in the ministry since 2000.
Before coming into ministry, Alison worked for WHTM-TV 27 in Harrisburg for six years as a master control operator. She then worked for Harrisburg Community College and then returned home to go back to school for becoming certified in elementary education.

Her ministry has taken her to the Sugar Creek Parish a three point charge, Hebron Millersburg, Curwensville, Faith Hellman, Friends in Faith Parish another three point charge, and to Emory, Hancock in New York.

Pastor Alison was born in Gettysburg and raised in Saladasburg PA. She received her BA from Mansfield University in Speech Communications and Broadcasting in 1984 and her M.Div. in 2000 from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Alison has been an ordained minister of the Susquehanna Conference 2003.

She is currently serving on the board of directors for the Center for Spiritual Formation, has served on various district committees and is a member of the Chi Rho Singers. In her spare time she enjoys singing, reading mysteries, cooking, and occasionally going to the movies, plus spending time with her cast, Sugar.