Nancy and I attended the Freedom Fund Banquet at the Ramada Inn in Moline last Saturday night. It was sponsored by our Rock Island Chapter of the NAACP. An important part of the evening was honoring six community members and an organization for their service. I realized that over the years at least four of […]
The Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ elected Rev. Dr. Jorge Morales our Conference Minister on Saturday, June 19, during our annual conference meeting. The conference meeting took place at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Jorge has been a minister in our area for over thirty years now, and most recently has been […]
To get a jump start on the blues week celebration, the Church of Peace in Rock Island, Illinois, is getting into the spirit of the blues on Sunday, June 27. Everyone is welcome to attend the church’s Blues Service on Sunday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. with wonderful blues music by the church’s band and singers.
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One of our church members, Carla McGreevey, was honored by Modern Woodmen of America, a local insurance company, as a “hometown hero.” She had been nominated for this honor by Luke Cooley, an employee of Modern Woodmen. The purpose of the Hometown Hero award is to honor a person who is of great service to […]
On Monday, June 7, the Summer meals program for children resumed at the Church of Peace. We serve both breakfast and lunch for any child under the age of 18 years. We have been providing this summer meals program for several years now. The church prepares and serves the meals with a combination of volunteers […]
Well, the Summer Program here at Church of Peace is up and running and it its second day now. These quick photos are of the activities for children that are taking place daily. The top photo is of the youngest group of students, and they focus on reading. I love the three little girls on […]