Every Sunday – Worship at 8:30am and 10:30am; Sunday School and Adult Forum at 9:30 (“Tending the Earth, Tending Each Other”); Coffee Hour at 11:30am.
Sunday, September 1 – Pride and Labor Day Sunday
Scripture: Luke 14:1, 7–14
Sermon: “Open Table”
This Sunday we will share communion at both services. At the 10:30 service, we will celebrate the baptism of Calder Nusbaum; special music will be provided by Benjamin Fena, and Frank Munns. We will also have a hymn sing at the end of both services. Everyone is invited to join in the Pride Parade in Superior immediately following the 10:30 service.
Sunday, September 8 – Rally Sunday—The Joyful Path
Scripture: Philemon 1:1–21
Sermon: “A New Identity”
Kindergartners will receive their bibles at the 10:30 service. Special music by the Peace Band. Following the 10:30 service we will do our annual baby photo – all babies born in the last 12 months are welcome!
9:30 Adult Forum – Artist Sharon Wichman, whose photographs currently hang in our gallery, will join us to talk about her art. Sharon wrote “Photography has become my spiritual contemplation practice. A chance to witness the world around me. To look deeply at my immediate surroundings and find beauty in the everyday. To recognize that our eyes can perceive beauty without labeling, without knowing the name of the thing in front of us.”
Sunday, September 15
Scripture: I Timothy 1:12–17
and Luke 15:1–10
Sermon “Peace People”
We will celebrate the 60th anniversary of changing the church’s name to Peace Church. Also, this morning our third graders will receive their bibles.
9:30 Adult Forum – Dr. Eric Enberg, “Framing the Climate Crisis.” Dr. Enberg practices family medicine in West Duluth and is group leader for the Duluth Citizens’ Climate Lobby. He also is a member of the Duluth Climate and Environment Network.
Sunday, September 22
Scripture: I Timothy 2:1–7
and Luke 16:1–13
Sermon: “Prayerful Living” (10:30 service)
Taizé Service at 8:30 am. The choir, and Wendy Durrwachter will provided the special music at the 10:30 service.
9:30 Adult Forum – Dr. Alison Hoxie, “Framing the Energy Crisis.” Dr. Hoxie works in the area of renewable technologies at Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She loves the outdoors and has always been passionate about the environment. As an undergraduate she took a class in thermodynamics that confirmed her decision that as a mechanical engineer she could work on the issues she is passionate about
Sunday, September 29
Scripture: Jeremiah 32:1–3, 6–15
and Luke 16:19–31
Sermon: “Surprising Investment”
Special music by Eli Bissonett
9:30 Adult Forum – Jodi Slick, “Taking in the Big Picture and Making It Local.” Jodi Slick is the founder and CEO of Ecolibrium3, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting individuals, families, and communities in creating environmental and economic solutions for a sustainable future. In 2004 she founded Common Ground Construction, which focused on green affordable housing, training state inmates, and operating a reuse center. In 2013 she was named as a White House Champion of Change for Community Resilience.