Saturday, August 29, 2015

TownHall Meeting – August 30th

At the congregational meeting on June 21st, a series of options were presented to address the gap in our budget between income and expenses.  This meeting ignited a thoughtful and passionate conversation, and this conversation needs to continue.  The Church Council will be hosting a Town Hall meeting at 11:30 am on Sunday, August 30th [...]

Seeking Seeds of Inspiration

On August 30th, we will celebrate our summer series “In the Garden” with a special 10:30 worship service featuring seeds of inspiration.  Many of us experience the presence of the Holy Spirit in our gardens – gazing upon the flowers, protecting the plants from the deer, enjoying the harvest… Please consider this: Have you ever [...]

Social Committee Plans a Day of the Rock Island Arsenal

A day of the Rock Island Arsenal will include a tour of the locks and dam on the island, lunch at Riefes Restaurant, the Putnam Museum Rock Island Arsenal exhibit, and the National Geographic Theater D-Day 3D Movie.
When: Saturday, August 22
12:00 – 1 pm, Tour
1:30, Lunch
2:45 Museum
4:15 Movie
Cost: Adults $10.50, Seniors (60+), $9.50; children (under [...]

Bix Comes Across the River to the Church of Peace

The sounds of Dixieland music get everyone’s toes tapping to the beat at the Church of Peace in Rock Island, Illinois.  Everyone is welcome to attend the church’s 15th annual Dixieland Jazz Service on Sunday, August 2 at 10:30 a.m. with a Dixieland band and singers.  The service includes performances of traditional favorites, such as [...]

Annual Rummage Sale June 11 & 12

The Church Rummage Sale will be Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12.  You are invited to donate household and miscellaneous items, but, please, no clothing.  You may bring items to the church parsonage May 26 through June 8.  Volunteers are needed to help set up and work on the sale days.  For more information, [...]

Church of Peace night at the River Bandits

The Social Committee is sponsoring an outing to the River Bandits Baseball game on Friday, June 19th.  The game starts at 7 p.m. and is followed by fireworks.
In order to secure our group seating, we will need money for tickets by May 3rd.  Tickets are $8 each.  Seating is in the lower box.  For more [...]

Mother Daughter Banquet

The bi-annual Mother-Daughter Banquet will be hosted by Tri Mu Circle on May 7th at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.  No worries if you don’t have a mother or daughter to bring – this is a celebration of all mothers and daughters, past and present.  A limited number of tickets will be sold, which you [...]

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:  Easter Sunrise service at First [...]

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 work [...]

Game Night 2!

Game Night was great success.  We’ve been asked to have another soon, so the next Game Night will be February 20.  Doors open at 6:00 pm and the games begin at 6:30.  Bring a favorite board game, cards, dominoes, or whatever to share.  The event will be in Church of Peace Fellowship Hall.

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