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.
Holy Week Services 2019
Sunday, April 14 – Palm Sunday: Service at 10:30 am at Church of Peace
Thursday, April 18 – Maundy Thursday: Joint Service with Potluck at 6 pm at Two Rivers UMC, 1820 5th Ave., Rock Island
Friday, April 19 – Good Friday: Service at 1 pm at Friendship Manor Chapel, 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island
Sunday, April 21 – Easter at Church of Peace
9 am: Sunday School for All Ages and Easter Photo Opportunity
9:30 am: Children’s Easter Egg Hunt (outside if weather permits)
10:30 am: Worship
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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