The Pleasant View Historic Site next door to Prince of Peace is undergoing a major storm water management, native plant landscaping and public education project due to a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Volunteers are needed to do conservation landscaping on Saturday, April 29 (9am-1pm). Pick up a flier from the narthex or see: http://eartheast.org/new-page/.
Join us for our Women's Retreat on April 29th 9:30am-4pm at the Kentlands Clubhouse. Our theme this year will be: Tiny Beautiful Things. The day will include conversation, creativity, fun, and JESUS! The cost is $40, which will cover lunch and incidentals. Please sign up in the narthex. Questions? Contact Pastor Christine.
Join us for our next Saturday Dinner Out on April 29 around 6:15 pm at Jersey Mike’s in Kentlands. Saturday Dinner Out is a great time to come together and get to know (and eat with!) other families at Prince of Peace in a casual environment. All are welcome!
Lisa Woodard will host the next Women’s Book Group at her home on Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 pm. Join us for a discussion of Colm Tóibín's novel, Brooklyn, set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself. Please RSVP to Lisa.
The Men's Book Club wraps up its 2016-17 season with a discussion of The Arsenal of Democracy by A.J. Baime. "Ford Motor Company and its production of the B-24 Liberator heavy bomber take center stage." We will meet at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 16 at the home of Bob Wimmer. All men of POP and their male friends are invited for beer, munchies, and good fellowship. Please RSVP to Bob.
The Empty Nesters will have a barbecue get-together at the home on Saturday, May 20 at 6:30 pm to welcome the spring and summer grilling season! RSVP to Nancy or sign up in the narthex. At PoP, you’re an Empty Nester if your children (if you have any) are all over 18. It doesn’t matter whether you have children, where your children live, what your marital status is, or what your retirement status is. If you want to socialize with this diverse and interesting group, join us!
Our Yard Sale (The Big One!) will be held this year on Saturday, June 3.
Registration is open for the 6th Derek Sheely LEAD THE WAY 4.0-Mile Run and 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, June 10 at 8:40 am at Northwest High School in Germantown. Help increase awareness of concussions and support advancements in education, prevention, and treatment of traumatic brain injuries.
Vacation Bible School will be held this year from July 17-21.This year’s theme is “Maker Fun Factory – Created by God and Built for a Purpose”. VBS is for children ages 3 (potty trained) through entering 5th grade. Registration forms are now available.
Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner was held on Tuesday, February 28, as eveyone enjoyed pancakes and Pastor Steve led us in burning palms for our Ash Wednesday service.
The PoP Coffeehouse was back on February 25 as we enjoyed a fun, relaxing evening of eclectic Irish music by The Eclectiks, and raised funds for Gaithersburg HELP!
Faith-Full Families’ Epiphany event was held on January 5 as Families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Our Christmas Pageant was held on Sunday, December 11!
Confirmation was celebrated for 9 of our youth at the 11 am service on Reformation Sunday, October 30!
Everyone had a great time at our Halloween Party and Trunk-or-Treating on October 28!
Prince of Peace partnered with Shaare Torah and the Islamic Society of the Washington Area to host the first ever Montgomery County Interfaith 5K run on September 5th at the Soccerplex in Germantown. Proceeds benefited Gaithersburg HELP.
Vacation Bible School was held from July 25-29, 2016 as kids shared and learned about Jesus' love for all of us!
Our 2016 Yard Sale was held on Saturday, June 4!
Prince of Peace participated in the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, April 16th. Our pick-up started at the small tributary behind the church (Speicher’s Run), and continued Muddy Branch stream. We had a lot of fun, picked up a lot of trash, and made a real difference.
Faith-Full Families’ Easter event was held on Thursday, April 7 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.