Thursday, November 26, 2015

Decorate the Church

The sanctuary will be decorated for Advent/Christmas after the service on Sunday, November 22.  Please join us.  The more the merrier!

Sermon Preview: Nov 8, 2015

Our worship series on courage continues with a sermon called “Courage to Live” and with the beloved Bible story of a paralyzed man who gets up from his mat in front of everyone. Join us for worship at 10:30am on Sunday. Together, we’ll remember our invitation to get up from the dead [...]

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 [...]

Sermon Preview: Sept 20

During the rebuilding of the temple, a new foundation is laid. When the people see the new foundation, a great shout echoes through the earth, but the shout is a mess. Some people are weeping. Some people are rejoicing! And so it is with us. Whether you come with grief or with joy, know that [...]

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.

Sermon Preview: June 26

If only Jesus had compared the kingdom of God to a tall, magnificent tree! Who doesn’t love a tall, magnificent tree? Instead, the kingdom of God is like a mustard seed which grows into an invasive species. Join us for worship at 10:30am on Sunday when our summer series “In the Garden” continues with a [...]

Sermon Preview: July 19

We all love the stories where a little bit turns into a lot. But what happens if a little bit runs out? Then what? Join us for worship at 10:30am on Sunday when we’ll hear the story of the widow of Zarephath who keeps finding herself in this holy place of Then what? In this [...]

Sermon Preview: June 21

It’s congregational meeting Sunday! Join us for worship at 10:30am. We’ll share the parable of the talents and a message called “The More We Can Imagine.” Together we’ll consider how God calls us to listen to those who are afraid and turn fear into creative possibility.

Sermon Preview: June 14

Believe the people who say, “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” It might seem like our human knowledge is always too little. Or could it be that our little knowledge gives us the humility to make room for experiencing the mystery and mercy of God? Join us for worship at 10:30am on Sunday June [...]

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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