Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sermon: “Here, Can You Just Take Him for A Minute?” (Christmas Eve Service)

December 24, 2015 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 2:1-20 “Here, Can You Just Take Him for A Minute?” There is a phrase I first heard chanted in a song by the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock. They got it from June Jordan’s “Poem for South African Women.” Political leaders […]

Sermon: lessed Are the Terrified; They Will Sing the Power of God

December 20, 2015 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 1:39-46 Blessed Are the Terrified; They Will Sing the Power of God One time I was flying into Chicago after visiting my parents in Cleveland. I made this trip several times a year, and it was an easy hour flight between […]

Sermon: A Time Like This

December 6, 2015 Church of Peace, United Church of Christ Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 3:1-6 A Time Like This There’s no getting around the truth: Friends, it is almost Christmas. The retailers are quick to remind us that there are, what, nineteen shopping days left? But they don’t say it like, “You have nineteen shopping […]

Church Caroling

Join us for an afternoon of Christmas cheer with our neighbors at Two Rivers United Methodist Church! On Sunday December 20, we’ll meet at Two Rivers Church (1820 Fifth Avenue Rock Island) at 2:00pm. After rehearsing a few Christmas carols, we’ll take our holiday harmonies to Friendship Manor in the Activity Room at 3:00. We […]

New Members Join Church of Peace

Donna Boyle welcomes Jeffrey Novak into church membership. On Sunday, November 29, Church of Peace welcomed Jeffrey Novak, Mat and Jeanine Carlson, and Jenny and Cory Bote (with their daughter Vivian) into membership. Jeffrey Novak was also baptized. A reception for the new members followed worship.

Christmas Program and Potluck

The children will present their annual Christmas program on Sunday, December 13 during the worship service. Following the service, the Education Committee will host a potluck dinner. They ask you to bring a salad, a vegetable dish, or a meat dish to share. The committee will supply the desserts. There will be door prizes and […]