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! 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 at the home of Chet Wolejsza on Thursday, November 15 to tackle Ender's Shadow, by the Orson Scott Card. All men of Prince of Peace and their male friends are cordially invited to discuss the book and share fellowship.  Beer and munchies will be provided.  Please RSVP to Chet.

Chris Schaefer’s Ordination! Chris Schaefer, our former Youth Minister, will be ordained as a minister of Word and Sacrament in the ELCA at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Washington, DC on Nov. 17, 2018 @ 3:30 pm!

Give Thanks! Prince of Peace will host the annual Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 21 at 7:30 pm. This is a joint service we hold each year, together with Good Shepherd and Christ the Servant Lutheran Churches.  Following the service, we’ll have a special dessert reception! Come, give thanks and bring a dessert to share!

Faith-Full Families’ Advent event will be held Thursday, December 6 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

Join the Mensah family on December 8th at the Jingle Bell Runwhich benefits the Arthritis Foundation. The race is at 8am and takes place at Seneca Creek State Park. Runners/walkers are encouraged to wear jingle bells and festive attire.

Recent Events...

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

On October 28, we celebrated Reformation Sunday and the Confirmation of 8 of our young people!

Trunk or Treating was a great successon October 26 in spite of the rain (we trunk or treated inside the church). Everybody had a great time with costumes, crafts and treats!

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.