"Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy."

Exodus 20:8

WORSHIP

MAKING THE MOST OF WORSHIP

We worship at 9:00 every Sunday morning and 6:30 every Wednesday evening. You will find yourself among welcoming worshippers, easy to follow worship materials, a message that connects to real life and music that can rearrange your inner life.

Children are always welcome in worship.

 

Our worship is rooted deeply in tradition, celebrating the timelessness and mystery of our faith. Centered around Word and Sacrament, our worship is truly the “liturgy,” that is, “the work of the people.”

Find out more below.

 

WHEN WE WORSHIP

  • Sunday mornings at 9 AM (with Holy Communion)

  • Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM (with Holy Communion)

  • Adult Bible Study - Wednesdays 10 AM

    • ​Study of the week's Bible verses

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

We’re a pretty traditional church. We’ve got pews and an organ. We have stained glass that is not real old and our pastors wear robes sometimes (we will not comment on the pastors age).

 

We practice two sacraments, Communion and Baptism.  We sing hymns, some a few hundred years old.  These things help us remember where we’ve been.  They remind us of the faithfulness of God, who has reliably been showing up when we come together, through word and sacrament for a really long time.

 

But we’re not stuffy.  There’s an openness and creativity to what we do.  We deeply desire to help one another encounter the living God, who speaks into our lives now, not just then.  We have fun and celebrate beauty.  We welcome everyone, especially kids.  We learn how to be God’s people together through song and prayer, and through sermons that help us see we are a part of God’s story, now and forever.

What to wear.

People wear all kinds of things to church.  Some folks wear suits or dresses and that’s fine. Other people wear jeans and that’s fine too. People even wear shorts or jerseys on game days. We love to see kids with soccer jerseys stopping in for worship prior to their soccer league games.

 

Come as you are.

“Come into this place. Come in with all of your vulnerabilities and strengths, fears and anxieties, love and hopes. Come into this place where we can touch and be touched, heal and be healed, forgive and be forgiven. Come into this place, together we make it a holy place.” Rebecca Edmiston-Lange

 

Coffee Anyone?

Enjoy some non-electronic social networking.  Sign up with friends or meet someone new to serve coffee with.  A couple pots of coffee, visiting as you serve coffee to fellow parishioners, a little cleanup and that's all there is to it!  Each week you will find a coffee captain to greet you and help you find things, plus a green binder on the kitchen counter has all the tips and hints you need to make coffee serving a successful, stress free experience.  

MUSIC

 

MUSIC AND THE ARTS

Few things stir within us a greater sense than does beautiful music.  It has the power to awaken our senses, stimulate our intellect, and break our hearts.  Both in our worship life and in other arenas of our life together, we recognize the power of music to do something to us.

 

Music holds a very prominent ministry role at POP. Our worship is enhanced by music that builds bridges and makes connections between the word, the song, and our people.  We have an eclectic musical palette and are open to honoring and greatly appreciating the musical gifts that are offered. We like to hear each other sing, play, and participate!  If you have musical gifts to share, ideas to plant, or responses to our musical connections, catch Chris Gustafson after worship or email popmusic@acegroup.cc  

If you have a passion for music and find joy in helping to create it or simply delight in how God works on us through music, you’ll love what we do here. 

Article in Living Lutheran

We’re blessed and honored that our innovations and opportunities with Drum Circle Ministry at Prince of Peace caught the attention of the national ELCA publication Living Lutheran magazine. Consider this an invitation to come and drum with us soon and experience it for yourself!

Click below to read the article on our Drumming Circle

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Drumming as a Spiritual Practice

Join us in the music room for our 10:15am drum circles. Bring a friend. New drummers are welcome all the time.

Anyone and everyone can drum!

Oct. -   1st Friday, 11/01 10:15am

             2nd Saturday 11/09 10:15am

             3rd Sunday, 11/17 10:15am

             

LIFE EVENTS

 

BAPTISMS

In the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, water and God’s promises connect the one who is baptized with the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This sacrament is an outward sign of our salvation and God’s unbreakable promise to us of forgiveness and new life in Jesus Christ. Baptism is once and for all, and it is for people of any age. The Lutheran church baptizes infants because we believe that baptism is God’s gracious action not ours.

 

Contact a pastor to schedule a date and arrange for a pre-baptism conversation.

WEDDINGS

A wedding is the making of a lifelong promise before God and the community. If you wish to have a wedding at Prince of Peace, contact the church office.  You do not have to be a member to request a wedding.

 

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will welcome any couple wishing to be married in our church, provided they complete a pre-marriage course with or approved by the pastor and have a legal marriage license.

FUNERALS

Our Prince of Peace community of faith will accompany you and your loved ones through dying death, and promise of resurrection. To schedule a funeral or memorial service contact the church office. Visitation and a luncheon may also be scheduled.

QUESTIONS? 

For any further questions, please have a look at our FAQ page, or feel free to contact us.

 

Prince of Peace would like to help you schedule a baptism, prepare for your wedding, or walk with you as you plan a funeral.  For further information please read the information below or contact our church office at 507-895-4440.

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