Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sermon: Holy is the Rest

August 24, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 2:1-3, Luke 8:40-42, 49-56, Acts 20:7-12 Holy Is The Rest This is something everybody does, but we’re usually not proud of it. It is perfectly fine in the privacy of your own home, but it could be embarrassing if it takes […]

Sermon Preview: August 31

From the Mississippi River to Door County, from Scotland to the Middle East, you’ll find the Holy Spirit moving all around the world. Join us on Sunday at 10:30 am for a special service featuring testimony of travel. Hear how members of Church of Peace experience the presence of God while we’re far away from […]

Sermon Preview: Aug 24

Are you in need of a break? You are not alone! Even God rests on the seventh day. This Sunday, our summer series on the Days of Creation will wrap up with a sermon called “Holy is the Rest”. Even if you are tired, you are welcome here!

Sermon: From Power Over to Starting Over

August 17, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 1:24-31, 2 Corinthians 5:11-20 From Power Over to Starting Over I once took a music theory class in which the final project involved composing a short piece that incorporated the rules we had been learning about harmonic structure. It had to […]

Sermon Preview: August 17

On the sixth day of creation, God makes the animals and people. And God gives us power –power to hold dominion and power to share in the creativity of God. In worship on Sunday August 17th, we will celebrate the Christian sacrament of baptism. Alongside our baptismal promises, the sermon called “From Power Over to […]

Get Ready for Rally Day: September 7

Save the date: September 7 is Rally Day. Start the day with breakfast at from 8:30 to 9:15 am. Then, kids of all ages will enjoy Kendall Davis’ boomerang demonstration from 9:15 to 10:00 am. Get reacquainted with Church of Peace’s Ministry teams and committees. Then enjoy worship at 10:30 am to kick off the […]

Finding God Around the World

We are planning a special service for Sunday, August 31. Have you ever ventured beyond the Quad Cities? Have you ever experienced the presence of God in a place far from home? If your answer is “yes,” please talk with Pastor Mariah or email her at

Labor Day Parade

Once again, we will participate in Rock Island’s Labor Day Parade!  It is on Monday, September 1st at 9:30 am.  We invite everyone to join us!  You can ride in the truck or the hayrack if you don’t want to walk the whole route.  It will be loads of fun!  If you want to help […]

Sermon: When the Band Begins to Play

August 3, 2014 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 1:20-23, 1 Samuel 16:14-23 When the Band Begins to Play It is a good day when we get a little jazz into the church. It is a very good day when the church gets into a little jazz. For one thing, […]