Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sermon: Peacemaking Words: Come and Have Breakfast

May 25, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield John 21: 4-19 Peacemaking Words: Come and Have Breakfast It might seem like we have to choose: Is Church of Peace going to be a congregation shaped and guided by its history? Or is Church of Peace focused on the not-yet-imagined possibility […]

Sermon: The Body of Christ

May 18, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 24: 36-48 The Body of Christ As the church, it is our job to see the resurrection that happens all around us in our weary, hurting world. Together we are the living body of Christ. Together we are the ones charged […]

Sermon Preview: May 18

Of course there are many ways to worship God –from walking alone through the woods, to reading a sermon online, to singing hymns around the house. Something unique and special happens when we show up at church together. We brush up against each other, and shake hands, and experience the power of caring touch. Join […]

Sermon: Finding our Family

May 11, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Mark 3: 31-35, John 17: 25b-27 Finding Our Family Today is the second Sunday in our spring worship series. Each Sunday we’re exploring one of the winning provocative proposals from our visioning process. Then we’re pairing this proposal with a simple action […]

Race for the Cure

Race for the Cure June 14, 2014 The Church of Peace Team will walk in memory of Diane McCarthy. Plan to walk with our team or “sleep in” as a part of the team.  You can register online (komanquadcities.org) or Registration Forms will be available in the Narthex during the month of May. Thanks… Co-Chairs […]

Sermon preview

Who’s part of your family? Maybe the people who live in your house or far-flung relatives who share your last name? Maybe your family is made of your dearest friends, or your teammates, or your co-workers? All through our lives, we are always finding our families. Join us for worship this Sunday at 10:30 when […]

Sermon – Easter: Unbound and Let Go

April 20, 2014 —Easter Sunday Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield John 20: 1-18 Unbound and Let Go We know how it is. Friends, this is the day of loud and soaring expectation. See, one of the reasons we love Easter is that we know what happens. There is not a […]

Sermon – Power of Prayer

May 4, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Psalm 116, Matthew 6: 7-13 Introduction to the Scripture A season of new life is upon us; these are days of resurrection. Today we begin a new sermon series which will take us through May and June. Every Sunday will feature one […]

Sermon Preview: May 4

Believing in the power of prayer is one thing. Leading a life of prayer is another thing entirely. Join us on Sunday morning for a reflection on Psalm 116, a word of encouragement, and the sharing of prayer and communion together.

Rock Island Township Approves $1,000 Grant for Food Pantry

On April 28, the trustees of the Rock Island Township Board voted unanimously to grant $1,000 to Church of Peace in support of the church’s food pantry. Use of the pantry has grown from about 50 families per month three years ago to about 150 families per month now. This dramatic increase in demand has […]

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