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.
Luke 20:45-21:4 and Psalm 138 If you were here last Sunday, you might be experiencing deja vu. Today Sue just read the story of the widow’s mite from the Gospel of Luke. Last week you heard this story from Mark. Two different Gospels. Two different preachers. Two...
Ruth 3:1-5, 4:13-17 and Mark 12:38-44 Guest Preacher: Rev. Katherine Mulhern Every once in a while, we here at Church of Peace, join together in reading the United Church of Christ Statement of faith. It’s not a CREED, exactly. Because we do not believe that there...
John 21:4-14 Whoever wrote the Gospel of John planned to end the book with a twist. It’s arguably the best twist we could imagine: Jesus who got killed on the cross didn’t stay dead. Early on the first day of the week, when it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to...