Church of Peace

United Church of Christ

Watch Sunday’s service online on YouTube here

In response to COVID-19, Church of Peace has cancelled in-person worship services & activities.
The church office is also closed to visitors. Messages, email & mail are being managed.
The church’s Food Pantry remains open on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m.
Please visit this website & our Facebook page for online Sunday services and information.

1114 12th Street, Rock Island, IL
309-788-6357 (Contact Pastor Mariah at 773-420-6426 during this time.)

Annual Meeting – Sunday, January 31st – 11:30am.  Pre-register with COP office (Zoom)!

Church Book Club Discussion
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Click here to register for the Zoom book discussion with your name and email. You will automatically be sent an email with the Zoom link after registering.

In-Person church activities are temporarily cancelled.

Food pantry is open every Saturday from 9-11AM.

Food Pantry is Open, Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 9-11am

Food Pantry is now located at the back of the church; follow the signs to the alley off of 12th Avenue. Groceries will be loaded into your trunk

  • Saturday, January 30th, 9-11:00 am Food Pantry
  • Sunday, January 31st @ 10:30 am – Online Worship Service @
  • Sunday, January 31st, Annual Meeting @ 11:30 am – Zoom – call COP office to register!


  • Filiae Pacis Key Fobs – Call Deb Holmes or the COP office
  • Free Church calendars are in! Call the COP office to get yours!


Welcome to Church of Peace, United Church of Christ. We’re a congregation of the United Church of Christ located in the Longview neighborhood of Rock Island, Illinois. We are a church built around family, serving our community, valuing our history, and envisioning our future together.

The Church of Peace family includes 2 year olds and 80 year olds, people with a wide variety of physical abilities and disabilities, gay, bisexual and straight people, white, brown, and black people. We look forward to embracing you warmly no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey.

Learn About Us

Church of Peace has a proud history and a bold vision for our future. We were founded by a small group of German immigrants, we chose to stay and serve our neighbors in a changing community, and today we remain a force for good in our community. Follow this link to learn more about the vision, people, and programs of Church of Peace.

Worship With Us

Worship is central to our life together. Sunday morning services are complemented by special services throughout the year, including Ash Wednesday, Christmas Eve, and other holidays. Follow this link to learn more about what you can expect when you attend worship at Church of Peace.

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