Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Church of Peace wins community award

The Church of Peace was pleased to be the 2011 recipient of the Quad City Community Award given by the Community Caring Conference.  Nora Steele and Rev. Swartz accepted the award for the Summer Meals program at the CCC’s annual Heroes Award Banquet on Thursday, October 6th at the Milan Community Center.  We were nominated [...]

From the RI Argus: Better-than-candy treats given to refugee students

ROCK ISLAND — Refugees at a family literacy program Tuesday at Church of Peace were treated to some pre-Halloween ”goodie” bags.
But instead of candy, ther bags contained personal items, such as shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant.
Vicky Bernadette was one of 50 refugees treated by St. Ambrose University occupational therapy students, who have [...]

Intersession Wrap Up

After processing all the daily meal counts during the Rock Island Schools intersession, our total count for meals from October 10-21 was 4298.  The sites included in this total were Church of Peace, Rauch Park, and MLK Center.
Once again, it’s all because of our tireless volunteers!  Thanks to Bill Atkins, Carol Atkins, Emilie Braughton, Judy [...]

Family Literacy Program Update

The Family Literacy Program was held during Intersession, October 4th  -  21st.  Classes were held for not only adults, but for children normally attending school, and daycare was provided for infants and toddlers.  Teachers were hired from Black Hawk College, and daycare workers were used from the ESL program.  This project was run on a [...]

Church Women United World Community Day

Friday, November 4th
9:00 am
Second Baptist Church
919 6th Avenue, Rock Island
$5 lunch reservation due by
November 1st
794-0702

Eat Breakfast for Justice

Quad Cities Interfaith will host its annual breakfast on Thursday, November 10th at the Rogalski Center, Saint Ambrose University, from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM. The breakfast is free.
Quad Cities Interfaith has entered its 25th year of congregation-based community organizing, empowering ordinary people to achieve extraordinary change.
This one hour event will showcase the work Quad [...]

Stewardship Season

“HOLY VISION”, THE 2012 STEWARDSHIP SEASON THEME, CONTINUES THROUGH STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY ON NOVEMBER 13TH.

On Stewardship Sunday, November 13th, worshippers are asked to present their “Time and Talent” and “Estimate of Giving” forms to worship.  Additional forms will be available from the ushers.  Individuals are also asked to bring their completed surveys to turn in.  Additional [...]

Coffee and Fellowship at Friendship Manor

Several members of the Church of Peace United Church of Christ enjoyed coffee with residents of Friendship Manor this morning, October 18, 2011. This fellowship time was organized by our Parish Nurses, Mary Oelschlaeger and Nancy Olsen.We gathered at 10 am for coffee and delicious coffee cakes.There was a brief time of speaking when [...]

Light Mission Pentecostal Church Workday

On Sunday, Epimaque of the Light Mission Pentecostal Church (LMPC) told me that he had the week off from work and that he would bring a group by the church on Tuesday to help out. Well, today he came by and was joined by members of the church. They said they wanted to [...]

Congregational Survey Time

It is time again for the congregational survey!  Click here to print a copy of the survey online.
Dear Church of Peace Congregational Member,
Thank you in advance for your time and thoughtfulness in answering this five page questionnaire.
This anonymous survey is a tool that will be used by a committee to gauge the interests and [...]

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