Community Life

Senior Living in Carlisle PA

Every Day is Special at Chapel Pointe

When the sun peeks over the rolling mountains, you'll wake up to a new and extraordinary day at Chapel Pointe. At our faith-based continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Carlisle, Pa., every day holds opportunities for building relationships, taking adventures, and living life to the fullest.

Whether you live at Pointe Place or Chapel Pointe, you have access to acres of amenities, a full calendar of activities, and a thriving small town.

Spiritual Life

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There's a lot to love at Chapel Pointe.

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Picture yourself living at Chapel Pointe!

Here, on our carefully maintained, eight-acre campus, you'll find everything you need for a happy, active retirement life. Leave behind the hassles of home maintenanceyour free time is finally yours to spend as you wish. Savor delicious meals, enjoy our many amenities, grow spiritually, work out in the fitness center or try your hand at video sports games.

Here are just a few of our many activities and events:

More than a campus. A community.

Beyond our beautiful Pennsylvania campus, there's even more to discover. Charming shops, restaurants, gyms, banks, theaters, pharmacies, a Walmart, and physicians' offices are within easy walking distance. Experience everything the Carlisle area has to offer, like:

Venture out farther, and there’s even more to explore. Chapel Pointe is conveniently located just a block off Interstate 81 and near I-76, just 18 miles west of Harrisburg and Harrisburg International Airport. Tour the Pennsylvania state capitol or historic Gettysburg, pick apples in Amish country or hike the Appalachian Trail.

Spiritual Life at Chapel Pointe

A community that nurtures your spiritual growth

From our foundation in 1944, faith has been tightly woven into the fabric of our community. From pausing to offer encouragement to giving a comforting hug, you’ll notice that our faith drives us to go above and beyond the world’s expectations. We strive to love unconditionally, assist humbly, and lead with a servant heart.

Come explore opportunities to grow spiritually. A team of chaplains, staff, volunteers, and residents – led by Community Pastor Steve Motter – seek to meet the spiritual needs of every resident.

As a resident, if you cannot attend a service, you can still participate by watching the services and programs on Chapel Pointe’s closed-circuit TV channel.

Spiritual activities

  • Prayer meetings
  • Bible studies
  • Pastor-led devotions
  • Hymn sings
  • Stamp ministry
  • Missionary presentations
  • Service opportunities
  • Christian concerts
  • Worship services
  • Holy communion


Everything you need for an active, carefree lifestyle

Nestled on eight beautifully landscaped acres in Carlisle, PA, our welcoming campus is filled with interesting places to explore and amenities that make life easy and enjoyable. Bird-watch from the gazebo, take a quiet moment in the chapel, curl up with a book in the library, join a friend for coffee in the sunroom, use the free internet in the café, take the shuttle to town or pull up a chair to chat on the porch.

First-rate amenities and services

Here are some of the conveniences we offer:

  • Fully equipped fitness center and exercise classes
  • The Pointe Beauty Salon
  • Gift shop
  • Spiritual ministries
  • Resource center with library and internet access
  • Bright sunroom that overlooks Heritage Gardens
  • Heritage Gardens Café
  • Shuttle transportation to local activities and shopping
  • Community room for family events
  • Activities, clubs, games, events and outings personalized to residents’ needs
  • One monthly fee covers maintenance, snow removal, lawn care, electric, water, sewer, air conditioning and heat

A culinary team that shines

Our expert chefs are proud to offer a wide variety of delicious, healthy choices, sure to please any palate. Enjoy special menus and made-to-order dishes served in our lovely dining room or new café. In keeping with our resident-directed lifestyle, we are now offering flexible dining schedules and meal plans.

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