Church of Peace



United Church of Christ

Worship | Sunday | 10:30am
1114 12th Street, Rock Island, IL


Welcome to Church of Peace, United Church of Christ. We’re a congregation of the United Church of Christ located in the Longview neighborhood of Rock Island, Illinois. We are a church built around family, serving our community, valuing our history, and envisioning our future together.

The Church of Peace family includes 8 year olds and 80 year olds, people with a wide variety of physical abilities and disabilities, gay, bisexual and straight people, white, brown, and black people. We look forward to embracing you warmly no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey.

Learn About Us

Church of Peace has a proud history and a bold vision for our future. We were founded by a small group of German immigrants, we chose to stay and serve our neighbors in a changing community, and today we remain a force for good in our community. Follow this link to learn more about the vision, people, and programs of Church of Peace.

Worship With Us

Worship is central to our life together. Sunday morning services are complemented by special services throughout the year, including Ash Wednesday, Christmas Eve, and other holidays. Follow this link to learn more about what you can expect when you attend worship at Church of Peace.

Latest News

Lace Up Your Lederhosen for the Lederhosen 5K

The Lederhosen 5K presented by UnityPoint Health – Trinity is Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island. You’re encouraged to dress up for the run/walk in your best lederhosen or dirndl.  Kids aren’t left out with...

Sermon: Old Men Shall Dream Dreams

Psalm 71:8-22 and II Samuel 19:31-40 Introduction to the Scripture: Today we’re continuing the series God Through the Ages. Every Sunday we’re considering a different stage of life. We started with babies, then children, then teenagers, then young adults. Last Sunday...

Sermon: To Need A Ride Home

Psalm 90 and Luke 15:1-7 Lord, you have been our home in all generations. Before there were mountains. Before you created the earth and the world From everlasting to everlasting, you are God. You are our home. This is the beginning of Psalm Ninety, our Psalm of the...

Can’t we just say “everyone is welcome?”

Welcoming or Affirming? This is the big question. Why become an Open and Affirming church? Isn’t being Welcoming the same thing? Well, not quite. Welcoming: Anyone can come through the door and sit through the service. However, the congregation reserves the option...

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