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: There’s Sky in the Soil

Psalm 61 and Matthew 15:29-33 It is my belief that we can move through our days holding both of these claims as true. See if you agree. One claim says: God is everywhere in everything; God can go anywhere she pleases. The other claim says: Yes, sure, but the word holy...

Noon Year’s Eve Party Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the Church of Peace Noon Year's Eve Party scheduled for December 30 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sermon: I Believe You

Scripture: Luke 1:26-38 “O God of earth and altar, bow down and hear our cry. Our earthly rulers falter; our people drift and die. The walls of gold entomb us; the swords of scorn divide. Take not your thunder from us, but take away our pride.”[note]lyrics by G.K....

Sermon: Giving Back the Song

Luke 1:39-56 and Psalm 126 This Psalm of the week that we just shared ends with a prayer. So the people plead to God: “Restore our fortunes like the watercourses in the Negeb. May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy. [O LORD,] those who go out weeping,...

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