Church of Peace

United Church of Christ

Church of Peace has resumed Sunday worship services in the Sanctuary. Masks required.
The church office is closed to visitors. Messages, email & mail are being managed.
The church’s Food Pantry is open on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m.
Please visit this website & our Facebook page for any updates.

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

Church of Peace Labor Day Parade Float 2021

In-Person worship services at 10:30 am on Sunday!

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

Food Pantry is Open, Saturday, September 18, 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.

  • Tuesday, September 12, @ 1:00pm – Centering Prayer – Zoom
  • Thursday, September 16, @ 6:00pm – Church Council – Zoom
  • Friday, September 17, @ 1:00pm – Centering Prayer – Zoom
  • Saturday, September 18, 9-11:00am – Food Pantry
  • Sunday, September 19, @ 10:30am – Worship in COP Sanctuary; Worship Meeting following service


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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