What’s going on at church this week?
- Wednesday, January 15:
- World Relief Mentoring Program @ 7:00 pm
- Thursday, January 16:
- Centering Prayer @ 11:00 am
- Church Council Mtg @ 6:00 pm
- Friday, January 17:
- February Visitor Deadline!
- Saturday, January 18:
- Food Pantry @ 9:00 am
- Church Women United Winter Retreat @ 9:30 am
- Sunday, January 19:
- Blood Pressure Readings @ 9:00 am
- Sunday School for All Ages @ 9:00 am
- Coffee and Fellowship @ 10:00 am
- Worship @ 10:30 am
- Caring and Service Task Force Mtg @ 11:30 am
If worship services or events have to be cancelled due to a weather or other emergency, a notice will be placed with Channel 6 and Channel 8 TV news!
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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