Saturday, October 21, 2017

Church of Peace featured in Rock Island Argus

Check out the link below to read the story that was in the Rock Island Argus. “A Labor Day trophy decorated on one side with a “Blessed Be the Peacemakers”  theme and “Salute to Veterans” on the other side symbolizes how the Church of Peace wants to balance honoring its veterans while continuing to espouse […]

Birdies for Charity

It’s time to make your guess for Birdies for Charity. We’re num- ber #695. Turn your pledge form in by Sunday, July 9th. 100% of your tax-deductible donation will return to the church after the tour- nament, plus bonus bucks donated by John Deere. Last year we raised almost $4,000. With your correct guess, you […]

Music Update

  It’s no secret that music is the heart of our worship. If you told me that music is really the heart of our faith, I’d believe you. We worship a God who sings creation into being, so some of that singing is going to get into the soil and into our souls. Music is […]

Dedicate a Christmas Poinsettias to a Loved One

Poinsettias go on sale beginning Sunday, December 4 through December 18 for $10 each. You may purchase the plants before or after worship in the narthex. Or, you can call Deb Bernauer at (309) 786- 5607 or (309) 781-7741. Poinsetti- as may be dedicated in the memory or honor of loved ones. The plants will […]

Sweeten the Holidays with Homemade Fudge

There’s still time to buy delicious creamy homemade holiday fudge from the Filiae Pacis Circle. The fudge comes packaged in a pretty holiday container that is perfect for gift giving. A small container costs $6. A large container costs $10. You can try a sample before or af- ter worship in the narthex. Stop by […]

Support retired UCC Clergy through the Christmas Fund

Enclosed with this issue of the Visitor, please find an envelope inviting your financial contribution to The Christmas Fund of the Unit- ed Church of Christ which supports Veterans of the Cross and the Emergency Fund. This offering allows the denomination to provide financial resources to retired ministers and their families and to ministers who […]

Channel 4’s Jim Niedelman to speak to Adult Forum

Jim Niedelman from Channel 4 will speak to the Adult Forum on Sunday, November 6, at 9:00 am. He will share his background in journalism, talk about changes at Channel 4, and offer insights into today’s news.

Church of Peace’s first Lederhosen 5k race a great success

Participants line up for Church of Peace’s first Lederhosen 5k race. Many thanks are due to Jessica Waytenick for her leadership in organiz- ing the event. Thanks also to the many volunteers, the sponsors from around the Quad Cities community, and the runners and walkers. The event raised just over $3000 for the Church of […]

Christmas Card Tree

Remember the time when you put your annual Christmas card on a tree in the Narthex? It was a way to greet your church family and then donate the money you would have spent on cards and postage to Veter- ans of the Cross. You are invited to participate in reviving this tradition. There will […]

Children’s Sunday School Time Change

Note that Children’s Sunday school will now be held the first and third Sunday’s of each month from 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. The Adult Forum will continue to meet every Sunday from 9:00-10:00 a.m. during the normal Sunday School calendar year (September – May).

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