Monday, December 22, 2014

Summer meals training

Are you a volunteer for the Sumer Meals program?  A short training will be conducted by Nora on Sunday, June 3rd beginning at approximately 9:40 a.m.  We will be in the Lounge.  If you cannot make this training date, call Nora and she will schedule a one-on-one with you before you begin in your volunteer [...]

Sunday School Promotion

The education Committee invites you to church on Sunday, June 3rd as we honor our Sunday School teachers and promote students that day.  Please see or call Ed Johnson if you have any questions.

Congratulations from Council of Community Services

Church of Peace was honored, along with Nora Steele, at a recent awards breakfast at the Moline Centre Station.  Nora was given recognition for the work she did with the Women’s Health Initiative and her Stand Against Cancer book.  Church of Peace was honored for the good work we do with the Sumer Meals Program. [...]

Chip in for the Church and Win

It’s time to make your guess for Birdies for Charity.  We’re number #695.  Turn your pledge form in by Sunday, July 8. 100% of your tax-deductible donation will return to the church after the tournament.  Last year we raised over $4,000.  With your correct guess, you will also be eligible to win prizes!  Pledge [...]

San Damiano

Greetings from San Damiano Retreat center in Danville, California.  I am here for a pre-retirement seminar with the California Nevada Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.  This is a Franciscan center, and the interior courtyard is beautiful.  However, we spent yesterday inside learning about personal financial matters.  

It is good to see old colleagues [...]

Gloria Vicente

 Illinois Maya Ministry met today in Warrenville, Illinois, at the home of Rev. Denise Griebler, to listen to a very pregnant Gloria Vicente share about her work in Guatemala as a missionary through Common Global Ministries.  Gloria was able to explain in depth about her experience at Guatemalan Christian Action (ACG).  She also talked a [...]

Transportation Equity

Quad Cities Interfaith has been working for over a year now on the issue of Transportation Equity, by which we mean providing more equitable access to jobs that will be created when the passenger train service comes to the Quad Cities.  The word is that over 2000 jobs will be provided and 700 of those [...]

Summer feeding program to resume next month

The Summer Feeding program has resumed. The Church of Peace serves more than 2,000 meals a day!!

Honoring Bishop Samuel Ruiz

There are different ways of honoring someone who has  died.  Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia (3 November 1924 – 24 January 2011) died a little over a year ago.  He was instrumental in building positive ecumenical relations between and among Mayans, Catholics and Protestants in the Diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas, where he served [...]

A Meeting is a Meeting is a Meeting

 It was a full day of meeting at INESIN.  Here is Hermana Lucy sharing some memories of the beginning of the project 15 years ago.  She was one of several such speakers.

 This is one of the discussion groups talking about what we have heard.  This particular group is international partner groups.  Around the table are [...]

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