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: What Saves Our Lives

(Psalm 103:1-20) and Matthew 5:1-12 For the past few weeks, each Sunday we’ve been hearing a snippet from Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain in the Gospel of Luke. It was early in Jesus’ ministry; he was gaining a reputation as a traveling teacher and healer. On this day, the...

May Nurse Notes

Click the link below to download and read the May, 2018 "Nurse Notes," produced by our Parish Nurses Mary Oelschlaeger and Nancy Olson. May 2018 Parish Nurse Notes

Sermon: Did You See That?

(Psalm 34:1-14) and Luke 6:27-31 A few years ago, journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates published a book called Between the World and Me. It is an open letter he wrote to his young son describing what it is to be a black man in the United States today. I am grateful that I read...

Neighborhood Cleanup, May 19

The Mission and Service Committee is organizing a neighborhood cleanup day on Saturday, May 19 (June 2 is the rain date) from 1:00 pm until 4:00. We will pick up paper, empty cans and bottles, etc. on 12th Street from 10th Avenue to 15th Avenue, and along Glenhurst...

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