Life of Peace
WELCOME!! If you are a guest with us here at Peace Church, welcome! Our prayer is that you find our family of faith warm and welcoming and that you consider joining us again soon. Below are announcements about the many ways we are involved in our community and how we seek to bless it. If you have any questions or want to get involved in anything you read about below, don’t hesitate to ask me or call or text Pastor Scott’s phone at (936) 520-7711. And if there is ever anything at all we can do for you, please just ask!
Online & In Person Team Meetings: Care Team: Sunday, Jan. 29th at 12:30pm. Stewardship: Sunday, Feb. 5th at 12:30pm. Outreach & Mission: Monday, Feb. 6th at 7pm. Discipleship: Tuesday, Feb. 7th at 7pm. Session: Sunday, Feb. 19th at 12:30pm.
“APP” Sunday School Class: The Adult APP Class is studying the book “Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church” by N. T. Wright. Book is available on Amazon or other book retailers. All are welcome to join the class. If you have any questions, contact Pastor Scott. APP Class meets every Sunday at 11:15am In-Person & Online (Meeting on Zoom by request).
Adult Acts Class: The Adult Acts class is studying the book “Refresh Your Faith: Uncommon Devotions from Every Book of the Bible” by Lori Hatcher. Book is available on Amazon or other book retailers. All are welcome to join the class. Adult Acts Class meets every Sunday at 11:15am In-Person (No longer meeting on Zoom).
Adult Bible Study Class: The Adult Bible Study Class is reading the book of 1 John. All are welcome to join the class! Bible Study Class meets every Sunday at 9am (new time!) In-Person & Online (Zoom Meeting ID: 233-917-368 & Password emailed).
PeaceKids & PeaceYouth Sunday School: Children (PreK—4th grade) and youth (5th—12th grade) classes meet in-person at the church during the Sunday School hour! We'd love to have your kids join us!
PeaceYouth Meeting: The youth will meet on Sunday, January 29th from 5-7 p.m. for games and discussion at the church. Send them with $5 for dinner! On Sunday, February 5th from 4-7pm, there is a tentative trip to Kemah planned. More info to come. Thanks!
Current Sermon Series: All In – Say YES to the new vision of the church! God has led us through a valley at Peace Church over the past couple of years, but our eyes are lifted up to the hills ahead! God is leading us into an exciting new future full of possibilities! We’ll spend these 7 weeks discovering our new vision as we look at our mission statement and values. We’ll hear how scripture led us to these new priorities and how it will lead us forward. Join us and say YES to God’s vision for Peace Church and for YOU! Join us! Sermon series runs January 8 - February 19.
Weeknight Small Group! Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m., as Pastor Scott hosts small group at Iguana Rana’s Restaurant (6200 Broadway/518) to encourage people outside the church to join an open discussion of the big questions of life. Pastor Scott will be out of town on Wednesday, February 1st but the group will still meet.
Thursday Morning Prayer Meeting: Join us for our Thursday Morning Prayer Meetings each Thursday at 9:30am on Zoom (Zoom Meeting ID: 272-728-786 & Password emailed). There will not be a Thursday Morning Prayer Meeting on Thursday, February 2nd.
PeaceFriends! Join us for fun, dinner, & fellowship for adults hosted by Susan Jenkins on Saturday. February 4th at 6 p.m. Alex Trevino will provide the main dish and everyone else is invited to bring sides, dessert, bread or beverages. Sign up on the bulletin board if you’d like to attend. Thanks!
Super Bowl Weekend! Drive Through Prayer & Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive: On Saturday, February 11th, from 10 a.m.—12 p.m., we will be having this combined event again to bless our community! Join us for our neighborhood outreach event as we stand outside with signs with POSITIVE messages about God's love and offer prayer to anyone who stops by. Let’s show our community how much we care! During Saturday’s Drive Through Prayer, we will collect non-perishable food for Christian Helping Hand as part of the annual Souper Bowl of Caring event on Super Bowl Weekend. Please sign up to help out with the Saturday event. We will also receive donations of food and monetary donations on Sunday, February 12th, from 8 a.m.—12:30 p.m. as well as receive monetary donations through our website: https://peacepres.net/fooddrivedonations. Join us in helping out!
Upcoming Easter Worship Dates: Mark your calendars for our Easter Season Schedule! Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, February 22nd. (There will be no Ash Wednesday service but prayer and imposition of ashes is offered by request.) First Sunday of Lent: Sunday, February 26th. Palm Sunday: Sunday, April 2nd. Maundy Thursday: Thursday, April 6th. Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 9th.
Ladies Brunch! Ladies Brunch will get together on Saturday, February 25th at 10:30am at La Madeleine Restaurant in Pearland (11200 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77584). A short devotional on LOVE is planned while the ladies break bread together and have fellowship. All ladies are invited to attend!
2023 Confirmation Class: It's time for another round of our awesome youth who have grown up so much to be confirmed in the church! Our 2023 Confirmation Class is Caroline Cummings & Katherine Perez. To kick off their Confirmation season, there will be a Confirmation Celebration Banquet for our two youth who will be making their confirmation into the body of Christ. Our kickoff banquet is Sunday, February 26th, at 5 p.m. Volunteers are needed to be mentors, decorate tables and provide dishware at the banquet, and provide food for the banquet. Let Pastor Scott know if you can help. Thanks!
Flowers for 2023: The sign-up sheet for January - April 2023 is now available. Flower arrangements are $25. You can give by check or online - just make sure your giving is designated for “Flowers” and the date you would like to sign up for.
End of Year Giving Statements: 2022 End of Year Giving Statements have all been mailed out. If you have any questions, email Jade at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Way to Give Online: We have recently set up our Zelle account through Chase Bank. If you are looking for another way to give online, you can send your giving through Zelle! There are no fees deducted from your giving. Use our email address - email@example.com. Please make sure you have the correct spelling - we are not liable for any funds sent to the wrong account. You still must fill out our online form at www.peacepres.net/giving so we’ll know where your giving is going. You also might have to add our name "Peace Presbyterian Church, INC" in the first name slot. Thanks!
Peace Church Scholarship Fund: The application period for the Peace Church Scholarship Fund has opened! The Scholarship awards funds to eligible individuals (youth & adult) seeking academic or spiritual education (seminars, retreats, etc.). The deadline to apply for academic scholarships is Monday, May 1st. Spiritual education scholarships do not have a deadline and can be awarded anytime throughout the year. Each type of scholarship has its own application, deadlines and requirements. More information and details can be found at www.peacepres.net/scholarship or contact the church office. Paper forms are available for pick up at the church or online on the website.