PB&J for the Hungry ~ Prince of Peace is collecting peanut butter and jelly for Gaithersburg HELP to celebrate Back-to-School and to help restock their pantry. Donations can be left in the special collection bucket in the narthex. The drive will continue through October, so please consider picking up something to donate each time you shop.
Men’s Group has resumed their meetings each Saturday at 8:00 am in the Fellowship Hall. Join us for coffee and discussion of the upcoming Bible texts. All men are welcome!
Our Annual Blessing of Animals will take place at our 5 pm Saturday service October 1! Come and bring your pets!
The Empty Nesters group is planning an outing to the Distillery Lane Ciderworks Explorer’s Festival in Jefferson on Saturday, October 8. There will be tours (including one conducted by PoP member Tim Rose), tastings, food trucks and picnic space available. Please sign up in the narthex or email Nancy Wolejsza.
The Women's Book Group will meet Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 pm at the home of Nancy Speicher. The group will discuss The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert, a novel about a young Jewish girl who survives World War II with the help of a Polish resistance fighter. RSVP to Nancy.
Join us for our next Saturday Dinner Out on October 22 around 6:15 pm at Panera in Kentlands. Saturday Dinner Out is a great time to come together and get to know (and eat with!) other families at Prince of Peace in a casual environment. All are welcome!
Save the Date for our Halloween events: Friday, October 28! Games and crafts start at 6pm with Trunk-or-Treating at 7pm! We are looking for volunteers to help, so if you´re excited about Halloween, please contact Sarah Yonder. This is always a fun social event for kids and adults (even without kids) so come and join the fun!
Prince of Peace partnered with Shaare Torah and the Islamic Society of the Washington Area to host the first ever Montgomery County Interfaith 5K run on September 5th at the Soccerplex in Germantown. Proceeds benefited Gaithersburg HELP.
Vacation Bible School was held from July 25-29, 2016 as kids shared and learned about Jesus' love for all of us!
Our 2016 Yard Sale was held on Saturday, June 4!
Prince of Peace participated in the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, April 16th. Our pick-up started at the small tributary behind the church (Speicher’s Run), and continued Muddy Branch stream. We had a lot of fun, picked up a lot of trash, and made a real difference.
Faith-Full Families’ Easter event was held on Thursday, April 7 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner was held on February 9, as we ate together and burned palms to prepare or our Ash Wednesday service.
Faith-Full Families’ Epiphany event was held on January 7, as families with pre-school – elementary age children enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Christmas 2015 was a great celebration at Prince of Peace! Check out sermons, music and more by clicking here!
Our Annual Christmas Cantata was held on Sunday, December 13, as our choir and guest musicians ushered in the season with a “Festival of Lessons and Carols”.
’Twas the Light Before Christmas! was our fun “instant” Christmas play hosted at Prince of Peace on Sunday, December 6! Click here to watch the video!
Prince of Peace hosted the annual Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 25, a joint service we hold each year, together with Good Shepherd and Christ the Servant Lutheran Churches. Pastor Leila Ortiz from Good Shepherd preached the sermon.