Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Sermon: More Than Winning

July 23, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Romans 8:31-39   More Than Winning (sixth in the series Church and State)   In this letter to the early Christians in Rome, Paul thrills in describing the new age that is about to swoop in and take over the current age. (Actually, the taking […]

Sermon: No Defense

  July 16, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Romans 7:14-8:5   No Defense (fifth in the series Church and State)   On the Sunday morning after the shooting that killed six people and injured thirteen including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Reverend Victoria Weinstein posted a note of encouragement on her blog. She was […]

Sermon: When More Than Death Is Demanded

July 9, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Romans 5:1-11   When More Than Death Is Demanded (fourth in the series Church and State)   It is right there in the middle of our scripture. Verse eight: “God proves his love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for […]

Sermon – Meditation Part One: Whom Do You Serve?

  July 2, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Romans 6:12-23   Meditation Part One: Whom Do You Serve? (third in the series Church and State)   In this letter to the Romans, Paul puts it like this: “Thanks be to God that you, having once been slaves of sin have become obedient […]

Church of Peace featured in Rock Island Argus

Check out the link below to read the story that was in the Rock Island Argus. “A Labor Day trophy decorated on one side with a “Blessed Be the Peacemakers”  theme and “Salute to Veterans” on the other side symbolizes how the Church of Peace wants to balance honoring its veterans while continuing to espouse […]