The Verdict is Near! A small municipality southeast of Jerusalem is bustling with anticipation as the verdict for the three shepherds accused of 'disturbing the peace' draws near. Look around you, listen and feel the excitement at Prince of Peace in preparation for the birth of Jesus portrayed in this year's Christmas Pageant, 6:00 pm, Sunday, December 15 - "THE NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT". (Audience is also welcome at the Dress rehearsal on Saturday, December 14, at 6 pm.)
POP Rocks (our Young Adult Group) will meet for happy hour on Friday, December 13 at 5:30 pm at Gordon Biersch in Rockville Town Center. All young adults are welcome! Also, on December 22nd after the Late service, POP Rocks (per tradition) will enjoy donuts and wine while putting up the church's Christmas tree. Contact Katie Uhrig for details or questions.
Wednesdays in Advent -- Come join us on December 18 for Holden Evening Vespers, a hopeful, gentle service of song and prayer starting at 7:15 pm, preceded by soup suppers at 6:15.
Our Living Nativity will be back December 19th-22nd 5:30-7:00pm (Saturday will be 6:00-7:30pm after the 5:00 service). The stable scene will be set up on the front lawn where people driving by can witness a reminder of the "reason for the season." Volunteers are needed each night for Nativity scene characters and/or equipment setup/takedown. Hot drinks and snacks will be provided so donations for refreshments are appreciated. Please sign up in the narthex or contact Pamela Cook.
Join us for Christmas Eve worship at 3 & 5 pm (Children’s services) and 7 & 10 pm (Carols and Holy Communion) and on Christmas Morning for worship at 10 am. Pastor Christine will be with us for all of these services for the first time as our Associate Pastor! Share the Good News: invite friends and neighbors!
Our Annual Christmas Cantata was held on Sunday, December 8 as we ushered in the season with excerpts from G.F. Handel's Messiah and John Rutter's Carols.
Our Fall Family Festival and Auction was a great time for our congregation and wider community on Nov. 16! We enjoyed games and a live show with The Great Zucchini! ; Apple Bobbing, Pumpkin Chucking and a BBQ dinner courtesy of Chesapeake Barbecue and Shafer Smith. The event will concluded with a silent and live auction.
Prince of Peace members worked on the Maple Hill Habitat for Humanity site in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Nov 9. Contact Steve Sullivan to join the next build team!
Welcome Pr. Christine! At a Special Congregational Meeting on Nov. 3, Prince of Peace called Pr. Christine Stephan to serve as our Associate Pastor! Pr. Christine will beging her ministry with us on Christmas Eve.
8 of our young people were confirmed at Prince of Peace on Sunday, October 27!
The PoP Halloween party, Fractured Fairy Tale style, was back on Friday, October 25 along with the annual Trunk or Treating!
Posaunenchor, our German brass band friends from Hamm, Germany, returned to Prince of Peace on the weekend of October 19-20! They played at Prince of Peace, and also gave a concert for residents at The Village at Rockville.
PoP sponsored a Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, October 5! 14 units of blood were collected to help people in our community!
Our Annual Blessing of Animals took place at our 5 pm Saturday service October 5! Come and bring your pets!
The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, was installed on Saturday, Oct. 5 as Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Eaton is the ELCA's first woman presiding bishop-elect. Watch the installation service by clicking here.
Our Fall Worship Schedule resumed on Sunday, September 8th, and Sunday School began again! Check out our new offerings for this Fall including a new format for our Children's Sunday School!