Church of Peace



United Church of Christ

Worship | Sunday | 10:30am
1114 12th Street, Rock Island, IL


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.

Latest News

Sermon: Every Time I Feel the Spirit

Acts 13:1-3, Acts 14:8-18 While the believers were worshiping God and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Paul for the work to which I have called them.” So let there be no mistake regarding who’s really behind this. The ministry of Barnabas...

Sermon: What the Women Did

Matthew 28:1-10 On that day, what the women did was get up. They got up in the dark, and they went to the tomb as the first day was beginning to dawn. Turns out, this was not even the first time they had come to the tomb. After Jesus had been killed, Joseph of...

Good Friday Sermon: Peace Be With You

John 8:2-11 and Matthew 27:32-56 See the scribes and the Pharisees cooked up a scheme to put Jesus to the test. One morning he was teaching at the temple. The scribes and Pharisees interrupted him, making a woman stand in front of the crowd. “See Jesus, this woman has...

Sermon: He Descended into Hell

Matthew 25:31-46 There’s no missing the miracle. What happened was the LORD our God, Everlasting Creator of the Universe, looked at this world she had made, and loved this world she had made. Right out loud God said this world is good. Right out loud the people went...

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