Sunday, May 28, 2017

Songs and Critters in the Courtyard

Check out the pictures from Sunday’s Songs and Critters in the Courtyard. Blessing of the Animals

Sermon: Whispered in the Walls and Wailed Out Loud

June 22, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Ezra 3:8-13 (Matthew 7:24-27) Whispered in the Walls and Wailed Out Loud Here at Church of Peace, we are blessed by the ministry of those who care for our church building and grounds. Tuck pointing the tower, maintaining the boiler, mopping up […]

Sermon Preview: June 22

Where do you hear the voice of God? Maybe in church or in the words of the people you love? This is the question considered in this week’s sermon “Whispered in the Walls and Wailed Out Loud.” Come join us for worship this Sunday at 10:30am.

Sermon: Believing What the Angels Say

June 15, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Matthew 28:5-20 Believing What the Angels Say In the Bible, when the angels appear on the scene, they usually begin by saying the same thing. Their greeting has become so standard, it’s practically perfunctory. So if a Bible angel appears in your […]

Sermon Preview: June 15

Jesus gives the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all the nations. Why not begin by reaching out to youth and young people right here? Join us for worship at 10:30am on Sunday June 15th. The sermon “Believing What the Angels Say” will invite reflection on how we can share our faith with […]

Church of Peace Dedicates New Vision Statement

After many months of work, meetings, questions, research, thought and reflection, the Church of Peace United Church of Christ in Rock Island, Ill., has determined its new vision statement.  It only seemed fitting to bless and dedicate the new statement on Pentecost. Then at the end of the service this past Sunday, the congregation went […]

Songs and Critters in the Courtyard, June 29

Join us for a summer service of Songs and Critters in the courtyard on Sunday, June 29, 10:30 am. The service will be followed by a potluck picnic. Please bring a lawn chair, and also bring your giraffe Critters and iguanas, your guinea pigs and your goats for a blessing of the animals during worship. […]

Birdies for Charity

It’s time to make your guess for Birdies for Charity. A pledge for is enclosed with this issue of the Visitor. Turn it in by Sunday, July 6th. 100% of your tax-deductible donation will return to the church after the tournament, plus bonus bucks donated by John Deere. Last year we raised over $4,000. With […]

Sermon: Vision Dedication: Introduction and Charge to the Church

June 8, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Acts 2:1-21 Vision Dedication: Introduction and Charge to the Church Introduction This is the day of Pentecost when all the people were together in one place. We know what happens. The Holy Spirit pours in with the sound of a violent wind; […]

Sermon Preview

This Sunday, the winds of change pour through the church as we celebrate Pentecost and dedicate our new vision. Here our beloved memories converge with our brightest hopes. Join us at 10:30 for this special service of blessing.