Friday, March 6, 2015

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.

Lenten Book Study

You can get a copy of The Book of Forgiving by Desmond and Mpho Tutu through the church.
This important book by the Nobel Peace Prize winner and globally admired religious leader will form the basis for this year’s Lenten Study.  A light supper is served each Wednesday, February 25 through March 25 at 5:30 p.m. followed [...]

Ash Wednesday Service

February 18th begins our Lenten journey this year with Ash Wednesday services.  Holy Communion and disposition of ashes will be observed at 7:00 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.

Souper Bowl of Sharing

The Christian Education Committee invites you to lunch on Super Bowl Sunday, right after worship on February 1st.
Bring a can of soup for the Food Pantry, or make an offering at your table.  The menu consists of a variety of soups, sandwiches, beverages and desserts.
Remember, it’s Super Bowl Sunday, so wear your favorite jersey!

Annual Congregational Meeting

Game night

Winter is here, and what a better way to spend the time than with friends?
Bring a favorite board game, cards, dominoes, game or whatever to share.  Tables are ready, so let’s fill them.
Bring a snack to share, your own drink, and a friend and let’s have some fun.
Friday,  January 23rd.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. [...]

Christmas Eve Services

This Christmas Eve the Church of Peace United Church of Christ in Rock Island, Ill., welcomes the Peace Light of Bethlehem for its 10:30 p.m. Candlelight Service on Wednesday, December 24, 2014. This light was shared from the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem that has burned at that site for over 1,000 years.
Each year Austrian Boy [...]

New information about visiting COP for the 1st Time

We created a new page on our site aimed at helping first time visitors to the Church of Peace.  On this page you can find out what to expect when attending a Church of Peace worship service, fellowship and other special events.  There is also information on how to get involved.
The new page will be [...]

Advent Season Highlights

14-Dec – Children’s Program during worship
15-Dec – Social Event at the Augustana’s Planetarium
21-Dec – Christmas Caroling with Two Rivers UMC 2-5 p.m.
24-Dec – Family Christmas Eve Service at 4:30 p.m.
24-Dec – Candle light Christmas Eve Service at 10:30 p.m.

Church cookbook for sale

To celebrate the Church of Peace’s 120 years, the Women’s Guild has published a brand-new cookbook full of over 450 recipes to enjoy.

11 categories from appetizers to desserts
Recipes from church members and friends
Selected favorites from past members
Includes mealtime prayers from Pastor Mariah and a history of the church
Recipes for every occassion

HOW TO GET YOUR COPY
The [...]

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