Friday, October 9, 2015

Flute Concert at Church of Peace Benefits Mission Projects

The Church of Peace United Church of Christ is proud of its German ancestry.  The church was founded 120 years ago in Rock Island by several immigrant families who wanted to hear the church services and music in their native language.  The members helped each other and their neighbors as the Church of Peace grew [...]

Pope Francis’ message on creation care resonates with UCC leaders in D.C.

Written by Anthony Moujaes
Leaders of the United Church of Christ were among a crowd of 25,000 people from a multitude of faiths who were on hand to hear Pope Francis during a Mass Sept. 23 in Washington, D.C., where they learned that good people can come together on difficult issues — such as immigration and climate [...]

Church of Peace: 120 Years of Ministry

Come celebrate “The People and the Place”
Rev. Kathy Lawes, Conference Minister, Preaching
Reception following worship

Rally Day Sept 13

“All Things Wide and Wonderful”
Come see Deborah Wallace and her Pet Zoo from 9 to 10 am.  Coffee cake, coffee, juice and fruit will be served from 8:30 to 10:30 am
Kids will receive an offering for the Heifer Project – Sept 19

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 Service Featured in QC-Times

The Church of Peace’s annual Bix Service was featured in the Quad City Times.  You can read the story here.

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 [...]

Birdes for Charity Time

It’s time to make your guess for Birdies for Charity. A pledge form is enclosed with this issue of the Visitor.  Return your pledge to the church by Sunday, July 5th, or to the Birdies for Charity office by Friday, July 10.  100 percent of your tax-deductible donation will return to the church after the [...]

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