30 Hour Famine ~ Youth and Adults from PoP will again be joining up with a few other local youth groups on March 7-8 to participate in the 30 Hour Famine, sponsored by World Vision. This is a phenomenal program where those participating may engage, learn, grow, and serve, all in an effort to combat global hunger & poverty. Those wishing to support the efforts may join our group for the two days, conduct a personal fast, volunteer to pray (sign up in the narthex or email Chris Schaefer, donate juice for the attendees, or donate money to support World Vision in their incredible work (click here to donate).
National Christian Choir will hold a benefit concert for Gaithersburg HELP on Saturday, March 8 from 6:00-8:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Gaithersburg. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased online or by contacting Paul Marmillion.
Join us during Wednesdays in Lent (March 12 - April 9), for soup suppers from 6:15-7:15 pm and Evening Prayer from 7:15-7:45 pm!
The Women's Book Group meets Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 pm to discuss The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story by Lily Koppel. All women are welcome. RSVP to Gina.
Youth Sunday! Come recognize and support the youth and all they contribute to this community on March 15 & 16. Youth will be serving at all three services as greeters, ushers, assistants, lectors, and even delivering the sermon.
Dine Out Fundraiser to support summer Workcamp! Please join us Tuesday, March 18 at California Tortilla from 5-8pm. Just use the "secret password" Prince of Peace when ordering and they will donate 25% of all our purchases to the summer workcamp trip to Buffalo, NY!
Faith-Full Families’ Lent event will be held Thursday, March 20 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!
Men’s Book Club ~ All men of Prince and Peace and their male friends are invited to the Men's Book Clubon Thursday, March 20 at 7:30 pm , for a discussion of Dante's Inferno, an allegory telling of the journey of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. RSVP to Garry.
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.
Check out the sermons, music and more from last Sunday here.
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!
Three shepherds accused of 'disturbing the peace' were the focus of this year's Christmas Pageant, "THE NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT", held on the nights of Dec. 14 & 15!
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.