Thursday, July 24, 2014

Annual Bix Service

On Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival Weekend, Church of Peace will hold its 14th annual Jazz Service, August 3.
The sounds of Dixieland get everyone’s toes tapping to the beat of our Dixieland band and singers.  The service includes performances of traditional favorites.
Invite your friends to this special service with great music provides by our church [...]

Songs and Critters in the Courtyard, June 29

Join us for a summer service of Songs and Critters in the courtyard on Sunday, June 29, 10:30 am. The service will be followed by a potluck picnic. Please bring a lawn chair, and also bring your giraffe Critters and iguanas, your guinea pigs and your goats for a blessing of the animals during worship. [...]

Race for the Cure

Race for the Cure
June 14, 2014
The Church of Peace Team will walk in memory of Diane McCarthy.
Plan to walk with our team or “sleep in” as a part of the team.  You can register online ( or Registration Forms will be available in the Narthex during the month of May.
Co-Chairs Mary Oelschlaeger and Deb Bernauer

Annual Church Rummage Sale Purchased at the Parsonage – June 5 & 6

June 5 and 6

Donations: While spring cleaning, please save your household items, linens, towels, furniture, toys, books, purses, jewelry, etc. No clothing or shoes, please. Drop off items at the parsonage from May 17-June 2.
Volunteers: Please plan to help with organizing, pricing, and/or working at least 1/2 day during the sale. We will have an [...]

CPR/AED Classes

CPR/AED Classes
Many church members completed CPR/AED classes two years ago when we purchased our AED.  Certification needs to be renewed every two years.  Classes are scheduled at the following times and places.
Church of Peace Fellowship Hall
May 12th 5:30 to 8:30
First Congregational Church-Parlor
May 15th
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
If you are interested in taking the [...]

Holy Week Events

April 6: 6th Sunday of Lent Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14
John 11:1-45 Music: Bell Choir: Your Table I
April 13: Palm Sunday
Scripture: John 12:12-30
Music: Children and Adult Choirs: Canon of Praise
April 17, 7 pm: Maundy Thursday Scripture: John 13:1-17;31b-35 Music: Adult Choir: Jesus so Lowly
April 18, 1 pm: Good Friday
At Friendship Manor
Scripture: Selections from John 18:1—19:42
April 20: Feast [...]

Planting our seeds in our garden of goals

Planting Your Seeds to Grow Our Garden of Goals
An Imagining Event
The visioning committee is excited to move to the next phase of our visioning process, the imagining phase.  On March 23rd immediately following church, we will be gathering in fellowship hall to discuss the feedback we received from all the great input that was gathered [...]

Laetare Sunday

Be in “pink” on March 30!  You may recall that the 3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete, features a pink candle and celebrates the Advent attribute of “joy”.  Well there is a similar Sunday in lent, Laetare, which falls halfway through the Lenten season and is on March 30th this year.  Laetare, or “rejoice”, is a [...]

Church of Peace Hosts Joint Concert

On Sunday, March 30th at 4 p.m., the Quad City Singers will present a joint concert for the public with the Church of Peace music groups.  Enjoy music performed by the QC Singers, the Church of Peace Praise Band and the Church of Peace Bell Choir, and joint choir selections.  Refreshments will follow in Fellowship [...]

Ash Wednesday Service

The Beginning of a Journey
March 5th begins our Lenten journey this year with Ash Wednesday services.  Holy Communion and disposition of ashes will be observed at 6:30 pm service.  Join us as we start together our six weeks of meditation, prayer, and study.  Dinner will be served prior to the service at 5:30 pm by [...]

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