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Church Services Starting Again

Prince of Peace and St. John will resume Worship Services on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Worship times are 8:30 a.m. at Prince of Peace and 10:00 a.m. at St. John. We look forward to seeing you and your lovely masks.

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Weekly Newsletter 5-31-2020

Sunday, May 31, 2020
Day of Pentecost

Pentecost derives its name from the Jewish festival celebrating the harvest and the giving of the law on Mount Sinai fifty days after Passover. Fifty days after Easter, we celebrate the Holy Spirit as God’s presence within and among us.

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Weekly Newsletter 5-03-2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Today is sometimes called “Good Shepherd Sunday.” Jesus is called the “gate” of the sheep in today’s gospel. The risen Christ opens the way to abundant life. He anoints our heads with oil and guides us beside the still waters of our baptism.

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Weekly Newsletter 4-26-2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020
Third Sunday of Easter
Today’s gospel begins with two disciples walking to Emmaus, overcome with sadness, loss, and disappointment. They had hoped Jesus, who was crucified, would be the one to redeem Israel! Yet the risen Christ walks with them and then opens their eyes in the breaking of the bread.

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Canceled Services

No Services
PoP will remain closed for Sunday services and all other activities through 20 April 2020 including Palm and Easter Sunday. The closure will be reevaluated continually. Bob Mangold

S.t. John’s will remain closed for Sunday Worship Services and any other church events through April 20,

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Newsletter 3-29-2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Fifth Sunday in Lent
The Bible readings this coming Sunday are for everyone who feels half dead, for everyone who sees death everywhere, as well as for everyone who is afraid to even think about death. Come to worship, to receive the breath of the Spirit,

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Suspension of Sunday Services and Weekly Newsletter 3-15-2020

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Third Sunday in Lent

During Lent we accompany Jesus to his cross and resurrection, and this coming Sunday we stop at a well to receive a drink of water. The water turns out to be Christ himself. Come to worship, and join all of us thirsty people,

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Weekly Newsletter 3-1-2020

Sunday, March 1, 2020
First Sunday in Lent

Each year on the first Sunday in Lent we hear about Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness, and we pray that we may be able to resist the temptations that come to us here and now. Come to worship, to receive the Spirit’s strength to live in light of your baptism.

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Weekly Newsletter 2-16-2020

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Much of the New Testament is a commentary on the Old Testament, in the light of Christ. The gospel for this coming Sunday is an example of this, as Matthew quotes Jesus discussing several of the Ten Commandments. Come to worship,

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Weekly Newsletter 1-19-2020

JANUARY 19, 2020

Last Sunday we heard Matthew’s version of the baptism of Jesus, and this coming Sunday we hear the story from John’s gospel. Listen for all the titles of Jesus that the evangelist John includes in his telling of the story. Like Andrew and Simon Peter,

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Looking for a winter project?

We have school bags ready to sew for LWR for next fall. Get a jump on things and make good use of cold weather confinement. Pick up a couple school bag “kits” and get started. Thanks for your help!

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Weekly News 1-5-2020

Sunday, January 5

Within the gospel reading’s profound words lies the simple message that God is revealed in a human person. Though we may try to understand how the Word existed with God from the beginning of time, the wonder we celebrate at Christmas is that the Word continues to dwell among us.

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