Saturday, October 22, 2016

Celebration of Time and Talent – Time and Talent Sheets Online here

Through the month of May, you can learn about the ministries of Church of Peace and discern how God is calling you to participate in the life of our church.  Each Sunday, there will be church groups and organizations in the narthex presenting information about their missions and how you can get involved. The process […]

Planning for Stewardship

ATTENTION MEMBERS: If you would like to be involved in planning the Stewardship Season activities, there will be a meet- ing on Friday, August 23rd at 10 am at the church. One of the ‘projects this year is refining the Time and Talent sheet – so even if you don’t wish to be part of […]

Short Retirement

Nancy wrote this in a note to her family: It will be a short retirement, specifically July. Michael is taking the position of full-time Interim Pastor at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Moline, IL. This church is larger than Church of Peace and has more worship services and a full-time associate. They have […]

Cute Photo

Here I am with Meghan and her two sons, Charles and Oliver, in our regular spot for children’s time in worship.  I post it because we all look our best!  My last Sunday worship at Church of Peace was filled with warm memories and fond wishes.

Bishop Leontine Kelly

Bishop Leontine Kelly died at age 92 on June 28, 2012.  She was the first female African-American bishop in the US and in the United Methodist Church.  She had an unusual career and there were many unlikely turns that brought her to the prominent position in the church.  That story is readily available in other […]

Work Camps return to the church

A work camp from Edwards Church in Davenport will be here from June 17 to 22.  We will be working with tutoring in the ESL program, and will also be partnering with the Project NOW.  Some evening programs are being planned with local agencies and church for them to experience.  They will be stain in […]

New Job

From:  Ed Hanna Sent: Friday, June 08, 2012 2:56 PM Subject: QCAIR Development Director and Program Director It is my pleasure to announce that contracts have been signed for an interim Development Director and an interim Program Director for QCAIR.Rev. Dr. Michael A. Swartz, retiring pastor of Church of Peace United Church of Christ, Rock Island will be the […]

ESL Classes Continue at the Church All Summer

The ESL program, which usually ends the third week of May, received extra grant money for the summer and their program will continue through June 28th.  The family Literacy program that the church hosts and sponsors the ESL families runs July 8th through Aug. 3rd. This means that our ESL students will have a one […]

Summer Food Program – day 2

 It is not a good sign to arrive in the church parking lot and see that the service and repair truck of the commercial kitchen equipment company has already arrived.  Fortunately, they were able to respond quickly.  Our walk-in cooler had problems in the night and the temperature was above the acceptable point.  We lost […]

Bike Rack at Church

One of our church families has donated a bike rack for the church and here I am with it in the spot where I hope it will be installed.  Soon.You may remember the photo of bikes inside the building from last summer.  Children ride their bikes to church so they can eat lunch.  Now there […]

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