Church of Peace



United Church of Christ

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

Collect water from your travels


What’s going on at church this week?:

  • Sunday, August 18, We welcome back Rev. Kathy Lawes, Illinois UCC Associate Conference Minister, who will lead worship.
  • Sunday, August 25, Tammy Trice from Open Door Crisis Assistance will be our guest speaker. The Open Door program believes everyone can fully contribute to our community with the right support and resources to help weather life’s storms. Open Door is a one-stop resource to connect to food, clothing, finding a safe home, transportation and other immediate crisis needs.
  • REMEMBER! Bring a small jar of water home from your summer wanderings! We will be gathering it all together on September 8 as we dedicate ourselves to a new year at Church of Peace.


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

Special Music and Readings Ministry Through Music

On Sunday, July 28, we welcomed The Grace Notes Trio to our service. The Grace Notes are a flute, cello and piano trio. They perform primarily sacred literature, ranging from classics to new arrangements of old hymns. They have recently released their first CD. Their...

Safer Foundation

On Sunday, July 21, we welcomed Angela Richardson, ACE Program Manager at the Safer Foundation, as our speaker. The intent of the Advancing Careers and Employment (ACE) Program is to prepare recently-returning citizens for stable, living wage employment and successful...

Argrow’s House of Healing and Hope

On Sunday, July 14, we welcomed Dr. Kit Evans-Ford as our speaker. Dr. Ford was one of only five people in the entire country to be awarded the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Outstanding Public Service Benefiting Local Communities. Dr. Ford is the founder of...

Opioid Addiction

Church of Peace welcomed Charles Harris, UnityPoint - Trinity, Rock Island, a counselor, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Naloxone and Opioid educator. Charles has spent a number of years teaching others about issues that affect everyone, everyday in our society....

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