Upcoming Events...

Faith-Full Families’ Easter event will be held Thursday, April 24 from 6-7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, are invited for dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship. Sign up in the narthex, email Judy Bruening or just come!

The POP Men's Book Club will discuss Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five at its next meeting on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 pm. Please RSVP to our host, Charles Sullivan.

Our annual "Creation Care Carnival" will be held on April 27 beginning at 9:45 am. This is an inter-generational event and programs have been specifically designed to appeal to children and adults. Topics and activities include: malaria prevention, water conservation, Maryland transfer station and recycling, clean energy, Bike to Church Sunday, and of course, the blessing of the gardens!

Join us at The Burger Joint at the Washingtoninan on April 29 from 4-9 pm! Tell them you're with Prince of Peace or bring the special flyer and Prince of Peace will receive 15% of sales to support our summer Workcamp mission trip!

Join Team Bruening (PB&J)! All Prince of Peace members and friends are invited to participate in the 2014 Race for Hope 5K Run/Walk in DC on Sunday, May 4. A team has been formed in memory of Paul Bruening for this important event that raises money to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure. Register or donate here, or contact Judy Bruening for more info!

Join us as we serve our neighbors at the Habitat for Humanity Maple Hill project in Gaithersburg! Our next workdays will be Saturdays, May 17 and June 21. Skilled labor is not required, but you need to be 18 years old to volunteer. Sign up in the narthex or email Steve Sullivan to volunteer!

Yard Sale is back on May 31! We're now planning for this fun annual event! For more info, please contact Elizabeth Cockerham.

Registration is open for the Derek Sheely LEAD THE WAY 4.0-Mile Run and 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 am at Northwest High School in Germantown. Help increase awareness of concussions and support advancements in education, prevention, and treatment of traumatic brain injuries. Register or donate here, or contact Kris Sheely for more info!

Workcamp is back! A team of youth and adults from PoP will be headed up to Buffalo, NY, July 5-12, to engage and support the community by repairing and refurbishing houses of families and individuals in need. If you want to find out more info about the trip or register to go, please contact Chris Schaefer.

Recent Events...

Check out the sermons, music and more from last Sunday here.

Faithful Families gathered on March 20 to share dinner and crafts and learn more about the season of Lent.

30 Hour Famine ~ PoP joined up with a few other local youth groups on March 7-8 to participate in the 30 Hour Famine, sponsored by World Vision, in an effort to combat global hunger & poverty.

We began our Lenten Journey with our Ash Wednesday serivce on March 5.

Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper was held on March 4, as we prepared for Lent by eating pancakes, raising money for our summer mission trip and burning palms to make ashes for the next evening's Ash Wednesday service.

Pastor Christine was installed as our Associate Pastor at the 5:00 pm Saturday service on February 22!  We rejoice at this official beginning of Pastor Christine’s ministry with us!

Souper Bowl Sunday Final Score - The final score is in, and Gaithersburg Help wins! A total 277 canned soup, stew, and food products, along with $122 were donated to Gaithersburg Help. The PoP congregation voted the Denver Broncos to beat the Seattle Seahawks 160 to 117. Once again PoP chose the losing team. Oh well! Thanks so much to all who contributed. And, it’s not too late to donate… our food collection baskets are always in the foyer, so consider donating regularly. You really make a difference!

Faith-Full Families’ Epiphany event was held Thursday, January 16 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, joined together for dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.

The Gingerbread Throwdown was a great event as we kicked off the new year on Sunday, January 5 by building gingerbread houses and decorating cookies which were donated to local shelters.

Welcome Pastor Christine! Pastor Christine has begun her work with us as our Associate Pastor! We're excited to welcome Pastor Christine, and look forward to what God has planned for us all in the new year!

Our Living Nativity was back December 19th-22nd as PoP members and friends dressed up and shared the Christmas message with folks driving and walking by on Route 28!


 

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