Mark your calendar for our Annual Congregational Meeting on January 29 at 1:00 pm! At our annual meeting, we approve our budget, elect Church Council members and make other important decisions about our ministry together in the coming year. A Pasta lunch will be held prior to the meeting (following the late service); please signup in the narthex to bring salad, bread, or dessert and help with setup or cleanup.
Souper Bowl Sunday is February 5th! Bring a can of beefed stew or soup for Gaithersburg HELP!
The Women’s Book Group will discuss Melanie Benjamin’s, The Aviator’s Wife, a fictional tale of the marriage of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, on Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm at Cherie DeGeorge’s home. POP Women are invited to join the conversation; RSVP to Cherie.
The Men's Book Club kicks off the 2017 campaign in February (postponed from January) with The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery. We will meet at 7:30 pm Thursday, February 16, at the home of Chet Wolejsza. All men of POP and their male friends are invited for beer, munchies, and good fellowship. Please RSVP to Chet.
The PoP Coffeehouse is back on Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 pm! Come enjoy a fun, relaxing evening of eclectic Irish music at our fourth PoP Coffeehouse. Regina Harrington's band, The Eclectiks will provide their unique brand of traditional Celtic tunes with a distinct classic rock twist. Get a sitter, bring a favorite bottle of wine to share and join us for a special night of music, fellowship and fun!
Come join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, February 28 from 5-7pm in the Fellowship Hall. Gluten-free/allergen-free pancakes are also on the menu. After dinner, Pastor Steve will lead us in one of his favorite rituals - burning palms for our Ash Wednesday service.
Our Yard Sale (The Big One!) will be held this year on Saturday, June 3.
Vacation Bible School will be held this year from July 17-21. Registration forms will be available in late spring.
Faith-Full Families’ Epiphany event was held on January 5 as Families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Our Christmas Pageant was held on Sunday, December 11!
Confirmation was celebrated for 9 of our youth at the 11 am service on Reformation Sunday, October 30!
Everyone had a great time at our Halloween Party and Trunk-or-Treating on October 28!
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.