Sunday, September 24, 2017

Star Wars Trivia Night

Get your 6-8 person team together for a fun night of trivia on April 8th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Trivia begins at 7 p.m.  Bring your snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic only; pop-machine available).  Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, third places.  Contact the church for more details. **NOT ALL THE QUESTIONS WILL […]

Holy Week Activities

Sermon – To See God: Faith Locked Up

February 21, 2016 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Daniel 3:8-28 To See God: Faith Locked Up One of our greeting songs has this refrain: “The Spirit in me greets the Spirit in you. Alleluia.” I once knew a pastor who encouraged us to say during the Passing of the Peace, “The Christ in […]

Sermon – Moral Support: Faith Locked Up

February 14, 2016 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 39: 6b-23 Moral Support: Faith Locked Up You might remember the political TV drama, The West Wing. At the end of one episode, there is a poignantly touching scene. Sam Seaborn had been running for a congressional seat in California, and his old friend […]

Sermon: “To Think of Food at a Time Like This”

February 7, 2016 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Acts 27:13-38 “To Think of Food at a Time Like This” (third in the series: Waters of Chaos and Creation) There’s a great story about an elementary school class studying the world’s religions. The children are invited to come to a school assembly, and if […]

Faith Locked Up

During Lent Revered Mariah Marlin-Warfield and the Church of Peace in Rock Island, Ill., are focusing on how the criminal justice system relates to Christian faith. From the cable marathons of Law and Order to the new Rock Island police station, from a relative who was the victim of a crime to a neighbor who […]

Ash Wednesday Service

February 10th is Ash Wednesday.  Church of Peace will have its traditional Ash Wednesday Supper at 5:30 pm, followed by a service with the imposition of ashes at 6:30 pm.  All are welcomed.