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: Where the Heart Is

Matthew 4:1-17 If you have ever attended or worked at a summer camp, you might share my appreciation: camp nurses have a difficult job! In addition to managing scores of allergy meds, and epi pens, and inhalers; in addition to managing twisted ankles, and poison ivy,...

Sermon: Never Asked For This

Matthew 2:1-23 It was just a few days ago. All of us were gathered in this room hearing the words of the angels: “Do not be afraid… To you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior who is the Messiah.” Then all the world answered with songs of glad rejoicing....

Sermon: Beyond the Benefit of the Doubt

Matthew 1:18-25 God love the angels. Again and again, they show up heralding their catch phrase “Do not be afraid” as though this time, maybe we’ll be convinced. But here’s the problem, angels are terrifying. Whether they come disguised as strangers or six-winged...

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