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

Sermon: Singing Through The Wall

Psalm 30 and Luke 6:21 and 25 Jesus walked this lonesome valley. He had to walk it by himself. Nobody else could walk it for him. Nobody else could walk it for you or me; we have to walk it by ourselves. About five years ago, I learned about a debate that had been...

Sermon: First Words and Unprovoked and Honest

Psalm 49:1-9,16-20 and Luke 6:17-20, 24 Introduction to the Scripture: First Words Last Sunday we celebrated the promise of resurrection: Christ is risen, he is risen indeed. As you might recall, our Gospel reading did not end with the women shouting Hallelujah or all...

Download the April Newsletter

You can download and read the April "Visitor," Church of Peace's monthly newsletter, by clicking this link: 2018 April Visitor

Meditation Room Available for Use

Do you ever feel like you need to get away from it all? You can take a mini-break to think, read, study, whatever you need for a quiet environment in our Meditation Room. Located on the lower level next to the men's room, it is furnished with a writing table and...

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