Pastor Steve will be leading a trip to the Holy Land in September of 2016! Contact Pastor Steve for more info!
Yard Sale is back on May 30! Mark your calendars and plan to join us for "The Big One"!
Registration is open for the Derek Sheely LEAD THE WAY 4.0-Mile Run and 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, May 30 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. To volunteer, please contact Kristen Sheely.
Chris Schaefer is completing his time as our Youth & Family Minister on May 31 and kicking off a whirlwind tour of new adventures this summer with CPE, his marriage, and then his teaching parish rotation for seminary. Join us on Sunday, July 12 as we celebrate with Chris all that he's given to Prince of Peace! Watch for more details coming soon!
Exploring Faith – Pick up and read the book, “Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, and Across Borders” (available in bookstores or order online) and join us Wednesday, June 10 for a casual evening of fellowship, food, and conversation. A ‘sandwich bar’ will be available beginning at 6:30pm with all the fixins and discussion will begin at 7pm. Come whenever you are able. The book follows a restless young man as he finds God and spirituality while volunteering as a night shift chaplain at a men’s correctional facility.
On TUESDAY, JUNE 16TH, Dogfish Head Alehouse will donate 15% of ALL SALES (food, beverages, merchandise, gift cards, etc.) from both Dine In and Take Out orders to Gaithersburg HELP. Funds raised on that day will be used to directly support all of HELP's programs, including their pantry, infant needs, prescription and transportation.
Come and "get wild" with the PoP Playgroup on Saturday, June 20 at 11:00 am! We'll meet at Meadowside Nature Center to see the raptors outside and some of the bugs and snakes inside at well! PoP Playgroup is a great way for families and their babies/ toddlers/ preschoolers to connect with each other. Please contact Jamie or Lauren with any questions!
Vacation Bible School is back July 27-31! Registration forms will be available in early June. This year's theme is "Everest - Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power". VBS is always a lot of fun! If you are interested in helping with VBS, please contact Lori Kohne. See you on the mountain!
Faith-Full Families’ Easter event was held on April 16th as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, gathered for dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Faith-Full Families’ Lent event was held February 26 as families with pre-school – elementary age children or grandchildren, and their siblings, gathereed for dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner was held on Tuesday, February 17 as we gathered for a delicious dinner of pancakes and sausage and the burning palms for our Ash Wednesday service.
Our Ash Wednesday service began the journey of Lent on Wednesday, February 18.
Faith-Full Families’ Epiphany event was held on January 15 as families with pre-school – elementary age children shared dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship!
The Gingerbread Throwdown kicked off 2015 on Sunday, Jan. 4, as we shared lunch, made gingerbread houss, and we'll be decorated cookies to donate to local homeless shelters.
Our Annual Christmas Cantata was held on Sunday, December 14 as our choir and guest instrumentalists ushered in the season with “Darkness into Light – A Christmas Musical Journey” by Mary McDonald.
"The Only Christmas Pageant in Town", a play with traditional Christmas music and a modern twist, was performed on December 6 & 7!
Our Faith-Full Families’ Advent event was held Thursday, December 4 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
"Journey to Bethlehem" helped us begin our Advent preparations as we traveled with Mary, Joseph, the inn keeper, and Zachariah through parts of the Christmas story which prepared us for the birth of Jesus. The event included service components, prayer and devotionals, story and learnings, along with making an Advent wreath to take home.
Faith-Full Families’ Thanksgiving event was held Thursday, November 20 as families with pre-school – elementary age children, and their siblings, enjoyed dinner, crafts, a Bible story and fellowship.
Our Annual Silent Auction with Music for Allwas held on November 15th, with an evening of food, music, deals and fellowship!
Confirmation was celebrated for 4 of our young people on Reformation Sunday!
The PoP Halloween Party welcomed the Peanuts gang at our "Great Pumpkin" Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 24, which also included our annual Trunk-or-Treating in the parking lot!