Friday, October 31, 2014

Book Nook Report

For the past few years, Church of Peace has brought the Book Nook to the primary students at the Rock Island Academy. Kids, families, and teachers all love it. Since the Academy is now K-6th grade, the school has asked us to expand the program to accommodate the intermediate students.
We stock our Book Nook cabinet [...]

Oktoberfest is coming!!!

Please join us for our Polka Service on Oct. 17.  Following the service gather in Fellowship hall for more music and a traditional German Oktoberfest meal.

From the QC Times: Religious leaders cry out, ‘Stop the violence

Religious leaders cry out, ‘Stop the violence

By Linda Cook – Quad City Times, Sept. 27, 2010
Praise in word and song Sunday afternoon focused on the concept that violence is not the answer.
Culminating in a stirring sermon by the Rev. Dr. Melvin Grimes, of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Moline, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored [...]

Rummage Sale Oct. 1-2

The Church of Peace is having a Rummage Sale on Oct. 1-2. Donate your items to us to sell. Bring them in anytime M-Th. during the day. Then come back for the sale!

NAACP Religious Affairs Committee

On Sunday, Sept 26, the Church of Peace is hosting the NAACP Religious Affairs Committee 2nd annual praise and worship celebration of working in partnership with the faith community. This year’s keyntoe speaker is Rev. Dr. Melvin Grimes.

New Baby Dedication

One of the families of the Light Mission Pentecostal Church, the group that shares our building, dedicated a new baby last Saturday afternoon, September 11, 2010. These are Kirundi speaking immigrants, whose homeland was Burundi. (Kirundi is a Bantu language with about 4.5 million speakers.)
They had invited me to the event to help [...]

Church of Peace win award in Labor Day Parade

The Church of Peace won the Parade Marshal’s Award in the 2010 Rock Island Labor Day Parade.  Thank you to everyone who helped out!!