Summer brings time for family trips and vacations, yet Peace Church continues to have vibrant gatherings for worship to praise God, live the way of Jesus, and build the beloved community. Here is what July has to offer.
Sunday, July 6
Scripture: Psalm 145: 8-14; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
Sermon, “Revisiting Worship and Life” by Rev. Bob Stevens, the Religious Life Coordinator at St. Ann’s Residence. Bob helps lead the Wednesday Bible Study here at Peace, is a key member of the Wednesday CHUM breakfast team, and with his wife Kay, co-leads the Prayer Chain at Peace.
Special music by Rachel Peterson.
Sunday, July 13
Scripture: Isaiah: 55:10-13; James 5:7-20
Sermon: “What Will We Learn on the Journey?”
by Terese Tomanek, long-time member of Peace Church, is a chaplain at Woodland Hills, and recently received her M.Div. degree from St. John’s University.
Special Music by Dave Winchester.
Sunday, July 20
Scripture: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon: “In Defense of Weeds”. by Sara Lund. Sara is an ordained UCC pastor and Peace Church member who serves as chaplain at Essentia hospitals in Duluth and Superior.
Special Music by Jennifer Boyle.
Sunday, July 27
Psalm 1: 1-3
Mathew 13: 31-33
Sermon: “Nurturing our lives of faith” by John Szarke. John is a former pastor, currently involved in supporting efforts in the conversation to reduce gun violence.
Special Music by Wendy Olson.
The 8:30 service will be a Taizé service led by Mark Hakes, which includes meditative prayer, Taizé songs, and silence.