Saturday, July 29, 2017

Easter Sermon Preview

We know exactly how the story goes: The women go to find Jesus in the tomb, and he greets them, and they erupt in glorious praise. Except that’s not what happens. He isn’t there, and they run away in fear and silence. What happens if Easter comes and we can’t even speak the words of […]

Sermon: Change the Ending, Change the World

March 22, 2015 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield John 8:2-11, Romans 12:9-21 Change the Ending, Change the World Following the rules. It’s how we get through kindergarten or high school, how we manage to play a Baroque concerto, or win a basketball game, or drive a car, or get out […]

Holy Week 2015 Activities

Holy Week Activities Sunday March 29, 10:30am:  Palm Sunday worship with palm processional Thursday April 2, 7:00pm:  Maundy Thursday worship service with communion Friday April 3, 9:00am:  Community Cross Walk departing from Rock Island city building Friday April 3, 1:00pm:  Good Friday worship service at Friendship Manor’s chapel (all are welcome) Sunday April 5, 6:30am:  […]

Sign up for the Church Pictorial Directory

It’s time for our new church pictorial directory! Sign up today for your photography session.   Click on the link below for details. https://www.securedata-trans14.com/ap/churchofpeace/index.php?page=10 Please be a part of our new family directory program.  We need you to make our new family album complete.  Photo sessions will take place on Friday, May 1, from 2:00 […]

Sermon: Like It’s No Big Deal, When It Really Is

March 15, 2015 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Acts 9:10-25 Like It’s No Big Deal, When It Really Is Years ago, I spent a summer as a camp counselor. One afternoon, during counselor training, we got to learn about canoe safety —how to help someone get in and out of […]

Sermon Preview: March 15

Have you ever tried to carry a canoe up a hill? Sometimes you need another person to help. Sometimes you need two. It’s the same thing when it comes to following Jesus. Sunday’s sermon, titled “Like It’s No Big Deal, When It Really Is”, will consider how we can support each other on our Christian […]

Sermon: When Grace Goes Out

March 8, 2015 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Jonah 3-4:5, Luke 15:11-32 When Grace Goes Out You know they’re stuck outside. Both of them. Two different regions. Two different stories, centuries apart. But in some way, they’re in exactly the same spot, on the wrong side of the door. Jonah […]

Spring Fever Trivia Night

Get your 6-8 person team together for the Spring Fever Trivia Night on Friday, March 20 at the Church of Peace, 1114 12th Street, Rock Island.  Doors open at 6:30 pm and trivia starts at 7:00 pm.  Cost is $10 per person. Spring Fever Trivia Night features a fun and player friendly atmosphere, where teams […]

Sermon Preview: March 8

It happens to Jonah when God forgives the city of Ninevah. It happens to the older brother when his father throws a party for his younger brother. These men get angry, they go off to be alone, and they find themselves stuck on the wrong side of the door. Find out what we can do […]