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Upcoming Events

We would love for you to join us at an upcoming event. This is a great way to connect and gather together. For a more detailed list of events, contact our office to sign up for weekly emails!

Thursday, May 23rd

Chum Assembly

Curious about the status of Chum's shelter expansion? Or what's brewing with Stepping On Up and the Triage Center? Wondering about the outcomes of the (by then closed) 2024 MN legislative session and the issues we advocated for? Want to see the new 50 Years of Chum anniversary video? Getting ready for the Super Rhubarb Festival and looking for your posters, yard signs and banners? Want to meet up with Chum delegates and clergy to reconnect, share stories, and collaborate in ministry? Then come to Spring Assembly! 6:30-8:00pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, May 25th

Presentation on What a Palestinian Presbyterian Pastor Wants Us To Know About Gaza with Rev. Dr. Fahed Abu-Akel

7-8:30pm in the Sanctuary. Rev. Fahed Abu Akel will share his story of growing up in Galilee during the creation of the state of Israel. This event will include our keynote speaker followed by a Q&A. Find out: A Palestinian Christian's perspective on Zionism and what it means for Muslims, Christians, and Jews. What is it like to live in the Holy Land as Christian? What can we do for Peace & Security for All?

Sunday, May 26th

Forum - A Palestinian Christian Perspective
with Rev. Dr. Fahed Abu-Akel

Rev. Fahed Abu Akel was ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church USA in 1978 and has served on the mission staff of the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Rev. Fahel was instrumental for mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, Brazil, Egypt, Israel, and Palestine. He also was the 214th Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA.
Peace Church member Diana Oestreich met Rev. Fahed when she participated in Jesse Jackson’s Gaza Ceasefire Summit in Chicago. He was speaking there representing the Palestinian Christians and as a guest of The Fellowship of Hope. Rev. Fahed is a peacemaker with a long history of interfaith relationship-building. He was born and raised in Galilee and his family is in Gaza.

9:30am in the Fireside Room

Tuesday, May 28th

Neighborhood Launch Party for the New Food Scraps Drop Site

Peace Church will be a new location for a WLSSD community food scraps drop site! Drop by the neighborhood launch party from 4-6pm in the lower parking lot for free supplies, snacks, prizes, and more.

WLSSD makes compost with the community’s food scraps. This helps to reduce household trash volume and odor, decrease greenhouse gas emitted from landfills, and return nutrients and organic matter to soil.

Check out their website for more information!

Sunday, June 9th

Congregational Meeting

Join us for the June congregational meeting following the 10:30am service. We will elect coordinating council members, receive the annual report, and get an update on Stepping on Up. 

June 10th-14th

Compassion Camp Summer Day Camp

Be Kind. Be Loved. Be You.
June 10th-14th, from 9am-12pm at Peace UCC. Explore what it means to have compassion for others, ourselves, and the world. This day camp will focus on a connection to nature, creative play, movement, compassion in action, and FUN!
Ages: Age 4/Entering K-5th Grade
Cost: Free! Donations to support the program can be made payable to Peace Church. Please put 'Compassion Camp' in the memo line of your check. Contact us to register your child.

Saturday, June 25th

CHUM Rhubarb Festival

It's Rhubarb Time!! The annual CHUM Rhubarb Festival is a day for all ages and will once again be offering your favorites like rhubarb brats, pies, crisps, and sweet treats. Come for the food, but stay for the fun! Enjoy LIVE music on our main stage and kids/family activities.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

Stella Maris Academy - Holy Rosary.  2802 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55812. 10am-3pm.

Check out the Facebook event!

Volunteer through CHUM's website!

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