Upcoming Events...

Pastor Steve will be leading a trip to the Holy Land in October of 2019! Would you like to come along?  Check out the brochure or click the link here to learn more!  Or, attend a presentation hosted by Pastor Steve at 10 am on October 21! This will be a great trip and an excellent opportunity to deepen your faith and to learn more about the Bible and biblical history in a hands-on, experiential way!   Please contact Pastor Steve if you have questions!

The Men's Book Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 pm to discuss the Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America by Timothy Egan. All men of PoP and their male friends are invited.  Beverages and munchies will be provided.  Please RSVP to Mike .

Movie Night! We will be showing the movie, "Won't You Be My Neighbor" based on the life, lessons, and stories of Fred Rogers, who hosted the iconic television show for children and was a Presbyterian minister, on October 20 beginning at 6:00 pm (following our normal Saturday worship service) in the sanctuary. Popcorn and drinks will be available as snacks.

Bible Art Journaling: Join us Sunday Oct. 21 from 6-8pm. Carmen Hill uses her artistic skills to guide us in our creativity based on a brief scripture lesson led by Pastor Christine. This is a fun and creative way to get into God’s Word and enjoy each other’s company. Questions? Contact Pastor Christine.

Trunk or Treat with us on October 26th! Games and crafts begin at 6pm, with trunk or treating beginning at 7pm. Wear your favorite costume, bring a bag for collecting goodies, and enjoy some family fun. This event is open to the community. Festivities take place in the parking lot behind the church. 

Join us on October 28 as we celebrate Reformation Sunday! At the 11:00 am service, we will also celebrate the Confirmation of 8 of our young people. Reformation Sunday is observed on the last Sunday of October, recalling Martin Luther's posting of 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, on October 31, 1517.

Join us for our next Theology on Tap session on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 pm at Dogfish Head Alehouse! We have the “Dome” reserved for our discussion. Since All Saints Sunday is coming up, we'll discuss what "saint" means in the Bible, and the various meanings of "saint" in Christian practice. You don’t need to sign up, but if you know you’re coming, please let Pastor Steve know!

On All Saints' Sunday, November 4, we will celebrate one of the oldest festivals of the Church. During worship there will be a time to remember family and friends who have gone before us. If there are some special people you would like to remember on this day, please submit their names to the Church Office and their names will be spoken during the service. Please include your name, their name(s), relationship to you, and whether the passing occurred in the past year. Please submit names by Wednesday, October 31.

The Women’s Book Group will discuss In Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande on November 8 at 7:30 pm.  Please RSVP to Jennifer.

Faith-Full Families’ Thanksgiving event will be held Thursday, November 15 from 6-7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, are invited for dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship. Questions? Contact Judy


Recent Events...

Check out the sermons, music and more from last weekend by clicking here!

Posaunenchor, our German brass band friends from Hamm, Germany, visited Prince of Peace on the weekend of October 13-14. Check out their Saturday concert at PoP by clicking here!

Our Annual Blessing of Animals took place at our 5 pm Saturday service on October 6!

Prince of Peace has partnered with Shaare Torah and the Islamic Society of the Washington Area to host the Montgomery County Interfaith 5K run on September 3rd! Proceeds from this event benefited Gaithersburg HELP and C4.

Vacation Bible School 2018 was held from July 23rd - July 27th as kids had a great time learning about Jesus' love!

Several high school youth and adults from Prince of Peace had an incredible experience attending the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering from June 27-July 1!  

Our annual Yard Sale was held on Saturday, June 2!

PoP Members participated in the Defeat DIPG Superhero Run on May 27, a race that helps raise funds to find a cure for childhood brain tumors.

Feasting with God ~ our annual Women’s Retreat, was held on Saturday, April 14th. The day included feasts of conversation, foods, hospitality, and thanksgiving. And FUN! And Jesus!

Our Easter Celebration began with Easter Sunday on April 1! Click here to see and hear music and sermons!

Faith-Full Families’ Lent event was held on February 22 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.

Our Lenten journey began with our Ash Wednesday service on February 14 @ 7:30 pm.

We prepared for Lent with our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner on February 13, which included Pastor Steve leading us in one of his favorite rituals - burning palms for our Ash Wednesday service. A free-will donation was taken during the dinner, which supports our youth going to the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas this July.

Christmas 2017 was a great celebration at Prince of Peace! Click here to hear sermons, music and more from Christmas at PoP!

The Very Important Christmas Pageant by Dennis Hartin was performed on Sunday, December 10, followed by a reception with hot chocolate and desserts.

Faith-Full Families’ Advent event was on December 7 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.