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 coming soon! 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 discuss "The Triumph of William McKinley -- Why the Election of 1896 Still Matterrs" by Karl Rove. on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 pm at the home of Charles Sullivan.  Beverages and snacks will be provided.  All men of Prince of Peace and their male friends are invited.  Please RSVP to Charles.

Join us for Bible Art Journaling on Sunday Sept. 23 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

Join us for our next Theology on Tap session on Tuesday, September 25 at 7:30 pm at Dogfish Head Alehouse! We have the “Dome” reserved for our discussion.This month, we’ll discuss examples and meaning of “apocalyptic” literature in the Bible to give us a better understanding of what we’ll be reading laster this fall. You don’t need to sign up, but if you know you’re coming, please let Pastor Steve know!

Our Annual Blessing of Animals will take place at our 5 pm Saturday service on October 6! Come and bring your pets!

The Women's Book Group we will discuss, Before We Were Yours, a story about a hidden history of stolen children and illegal adoption by Lisa Wingate on October 11th, at 7:30 pm at the home of Cherie DeGeorge.  Please RSVP to Cherie.

Posaunenchor, our German brass band friends from Hamm, Germany, will be returning to Prince of Peace on the weekend of October 13-14. They’ll play a concert on Saturday evening, and at both Sunday services on Sunday, October 14! Mark your calendars and plan to be here! If you can help, or have questions, please contact Pastor Steve.

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.

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.

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.

 

Recent Events...

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

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.

 

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