Sunday, September 24, 2017

Church of Peace Hosts Joint Concert

On Sunday, March 30th at 4 p.m., the Quad City Singers will present a joint concert for the public with the Church of Peace music groups.  Enjoy music performed by the QC Singers, the Church of Peace Praise Band and the Church of Peace Bell Choir, and joint choir selections.  Refreshments will follow in Fellowship […]

Ash Wednesday Service

The Beginning of a Journey March 5th begins our Lenten journey this year with Ash Wednesday services.  Holy Communion and disposition of ashes will be observed at 6:30 pm service.  Join us as we start together our six weeks of meditation, prayer, and study.  Dinner will be served prior to the service at 5:30 pm […]

Sermon – The Power to Ask for Help

February 23, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Acts 8: 26-40 The Power to Ask for Help You know I really believe, our good intentions are not the problem. They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. But our desire to help, the fact they have to […]

Sermon – A Voice to Comfort and Confront

February 16, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Matthew 22: 1-14 A Voice to Comfort and Confront My college adviser had a poster in her office which featured a poem you might have heard. It is attributed to Martin Niemoller, a German pastor in the Confessing Church which was the […]

Lenten Study

Lenten Study to Feature An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor This Lent we are exploring the theme of Encountering Christ in the Everyday. Please join us on Wednesday evenings during Lent, beginning on March 12, at 5:30 for supper and conversation. Journey with us through the book, An Altar in the World: […]

Sermon – How Could We Sing the LORD’s Song Here?

How Could We Sing the LORD’s Song Here? If you are a person who lived in this part of the world in the nineties, you might remember the particular social expression called The Mixed Tape. Now this is a cassette tape full of songs from a variety of bands and artists. The gift comes in […]

Pastor Mariah’s sermons now online

Look for Pastor Mariah’s sermons online every week.  You can find them in the subheading section. Also make sure to click on the title of the sermon to view the whole script. PDF versions of the sermon can also be found at the bottom of each sermon page.

Sermon – The Work of Welcome

February 2, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Deuteronomy 10:12-19, Matthew 10: 40-42 The Work of Welcome Wherever you were born. Whatever you have lived through, and wherever you have traveled, I hope there has been a moment in your life when you have experienced welcome. I don’t mean a […]

Make a Homebound Church of Peace Member Your Valentine

Once again, the Health and Wellness Committee is collecting Valentines for Church of Peace members who are homebound, in assisted living, and in nursing facilities. This is a chance to get creative if you enjoy making homemade cards and greetings. Last year, Mitch Elliott’s students made Valentine greetings for this effort, and are doing so […]