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6:30 PM
9:00 AM
 Living Table Worship
with Cross-Generational
Christmas Program
Dec 17 @ 10:10 AM 

Come as you are
to this place
for it is made holy
by your presence. 
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21 North Hill Street
La Crescent, MN  55947 
Youth and Family Ministries
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Workcamp Mission Trip 2017             Erie, Pennsylvania

 Children, Youth & Family Programs . . . spiritual & relational development for young people & their families          

At the center of Prince of Peace’s Growth Ministries program is the understanding that the family is the heart of faith development. Therefore, the faith formation events offered here nurture spiritual and relational development for the whole family.

 “We are not doing youth ministry until youth are doing ministry!”  Lyle Griner

 3 easy ways to register for any activity or event:

1.  e-mail Cathy at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

2.  sign up on youth bulletin board

3.  Call Cathy or Church Office at 507-895-4440

  • December 6:  Peer Ministry

  • December 7:  Holiday Train 9:30pm

  • December 10:  Children's Sunday Morning Super Event 10-10:45am

  • December 10:  Caroling 4pm

  • December 13:  Peer Ministry

  • December 17:  Cross-Gen Christmas Program @ 10:10 Living Table Worship

  • December 20:  Peer Ministry

  • December 24:  Christmas Eve Worship 3pm, 5pm & 11pm

  • December 25:  Christmas Day Worship 10am

To receive email notifications of our Faith Formation ministry, or to register, email Cathy @ This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Let’s wander through the bustling Bethlehem Marketplace and discover what life was like when Jesus was born. 

Children’s Christmas Program . . . a Bethlehem Bash for all ages!

Sunday, December 17 @ 10:10 Living Table Worship

Downstairs in Fellowship Hall at Prince of Peace (our own little town of Bethlehem)!

 (It requires no practice, no stage, and no memorizing—just a telling of the real Christmas story from the hearts of our children!)

  • Breakfast Burritos at the Bethlehem Café beginning at 10:10am  

  • Children visit the Bethlehem Costume Shop and pick out a costume for the role they want to have in the Christmas Program. 

  • Explore Bethlehem shops and talk with its townspeople.

  • Paint an ornament, play a game at the Shepherd’s Shop, make a clay pot at the Pottery Shed

  • Telling of the Christmas Story @ 10:45am featuring our children of all ages acting out the story. 

  • Yes!  Invite Grandmas and Grandpas!





  • Classroom Faith Formation 3K thru —4th grade

Childrencome to know God in these children’s events through many ways: arts, theater, games, music. 10am-10:40am

December 10:  The Miracle of Jesus



Family Sunday School:  Meet at 10:00am in the Fellowship Hall,

Sunday, December 3

Families will create their own Christmas craft to remind them of Jesus’ birth.  It takes the hands of the whole family!  We’ll begin on our journey to Bethlehem.

FIRST THINGS FAMILY meets again January 7


Juniors & Seniors. 

Meets most Wednesdays @ 6:15pm.  Watch for text messages.



    JAM CLUB   That’s ‘Jesus And Me’

    resumes in Spring:   Tuesdays after school to 5pm.

    Meet Mrs. Cathy @ home plate on the elementary school playground when school is dismissed.  JAM Club is always looking for adult volunteers to help.   You will find out it is the highlight of your week!  Call Cathy or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

     Little POP’s

    Sunday, December 10:  10:00 - 10:45am
    Peli Toddler Room North 

    Birth to age 3 ministry for parents and child. Network with other young families and share and practice ways to pass on faith.   Join us for coffee and conversation while our infants and toddlers play.  ~~Kristi

    Cross-Generational Sunday Morning

    Faith Formation Events

    For children, parents, all generations

    • FIRST THINGS FAMILY          

    The FIRST Sunday of each month (Oct—May) we will gather together in the Fellowship Hall for laughter and fun and food and faith.  Dec 3.

    It’s back to school, and back to hectic schedules.  We want to support our busy families, so we are offering 10:10 Living Table Worship.  It’s our 3 in 1:  Worship & Faith Formation & Breakfast all together in one hour!  Once each month, all generations will gather together at round tables in our Fellowship Hall.  Interactive, participatory, geared for all generations, especially our families with kids of all ages.  We'll be sharing 'secrets' on how to hold your family together when everyone seems to be going in different directions all week.  Join us on Dec 17
    First Sundays (October - May)
    Intergenerational Faith Education for All Generations

    “Parents have been, are and always will be the most important faith guides, mentors and teachers a kid will ever have.”  Rich Melheim

    Wow . . . what a powerful statement.  So it got us thinking:  Why do we separate our families on Sunday mornings for faith education???

    What we are doing about it:  FIRST THINGS! 

    The FIRST Sunday of each month parents and children will gather together in the Fellowship Hall for laughter and fun and food and faith. 

    Shhh . . . don’t tell the kids that they will be learning strategies to ensure that they will always talk to their parents, even when they become teenagers!  The kids will think we’re all just having fun!


    HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:  Starting to feel the crunch? . . . college visits, college applications, scholarship applications.  Come in for a 45 minute consultation with Cathy to get organized and get on the right track.  Call Cathy at 895-4440, or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  (Hey Juniors . . . it’s never too early to start!)


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