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Peace Church Pearland
 News & Announcements - Updated Every Friday 

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! 

 

PHASE 2 OF REOPENING: 9:00a service - masks are recommended; 11:15a service - masks are required. UPDATE: Masks are optional at all events other than the 11:15am service and indoor events with kids under 18 and recommended but not required at all outdoor events. Nursey is open and is available.

 

Tentative Online Team Meetings: Session: Sunday, Jan. 23rd at 12:45pm. Outreach: Tuesday, Feb. 8th at 6pm. Discipleship: Tuesday, Feb. 8th at 7pm. Cong. Care: Sunday, Feb. 13th at 12:45pm. Mission: Sunday, March 6th.

 

“APP” Sunday School Class: The Adult APP Class is studying,The Book of James” by Francis Chan. Resources are available on RightNowMedia.org (https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Content/Series/159923). All are welcome to join the class if you don’t already attend a Sunday School class! If you have any questions about the study, contact Pastor Scott. APP Class will meet every Sunday at 10:10am (Zoom Meeting ID: 814-761-095 & Password emailed).

 

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 will meet every Sunday at 10:10am (Zoom Meeting ID: 848-6574-3340 & Password emailed).

 

Adult Bible Study Class: The Adult Bible Study Class is reading the book of Matthew. All are welcome to join the class! Bible Study Class will meet every Sunday at 10:10am (Zoom Meeting ID: 233-917-368 & Password emailed).

 

PeaceKids & Peace Youth Sunday School: Children (PreK—4th grade) and youth (5th—12th grade) classes has resumed in-person at the church at 10:10am!

 

PeaceYouth Meeting: The youth will meet on Sunday, January 23 from 5-7pm to put together care kits for people experiencing homelessness. On Sunday, January 30th from 5-7pm, the youth will meet for games and discussion at the church. Send them with $5 for dinner and a mask! 

 

Homeless Care Kits Donations Needed This Sunday: The youth and kids group are putting together homeless care kits on this Sunday and are in need of item donations. Items needed would include NEW large tube socks (mens), individual, small-sized snacks and small drink boxes, and small travel-size toiletry items. A great place to shop would be Dollar Tree. Donations can be dropped off on Sunday, January 23rd between 8a-2p & 5p-6p. Thanks!

 

Weeknight Small Group! Weeknight small group hosted by Pastor Scott at Iguana Rana’s has resumed each Wednesday at 7 p.m.,(6200 Broadway/518) to encourage people outside the church to join in an open discussion of the big questions of life. A portion of all food/drinks purchased will go to Pearland Neighborhood Center or other local charities. Join us!

 

Drive Through Prayer & Souperbowl of Caring Food Drive On Saturday, February 12th, from 10 a.m.—12 p.m., we will be having this combined event to bless our community and collect non-perishable food for Christian Helping Hands on Superbowl weekend.  Please sign up to help out with the Saturday event.  We will also receive donations of food and monetary donations on Sunday, February 13th, from 8 a.m.—12:30 p.m.  We will publish a list of current needs and will also receive monetary donations through our website: https://peacepres.net/fooddrivedonations.  Join us in helping out!

 

Current Sermon Series - The Prayer Course Series! Join us in January and February for an eight-week journey through the Lord's Prayer.  This series will help us understand prayer in general in a better way and guide us into a more intimate prayer life with God.  There will be an online small group with video teaching hosted by Matt & Laura Caudill that will follow this series, so keep an eye out for more details about that coming soon.  Come grow in prayer to grow in faith! This series runs January 9 - February 27.

 

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 has been emailed).

 

Online Small Group: Matt and Laura Caudill are hosting a weekly online small group on Mondays at 7 p.m. based on the study, “The Prayer Course” by Pete Greig. It is an eight session journey through the Lord's Prayer. Conversation, testimony and teaching will help you grow and deepen your prayer life, one week at a time.  After watching the week’s video, there will be discussion of it amongst the group. Zoom info & link has been emailed out and its on our website: https://peacepres.net/small_groups. This study coincides with Pastor Scott’s current sermon series as well. Join us!

 

End of Year Giving Statements: 2021 Giving Statements are available for pick up! They are in the brown accordion folder labeled “Giving Statements” in the Welcome Center. If they are not picked up by Sunday, January 30th, we will mail them out. If you have any questions, email Jade at office_manager@peacepres.net. 

 

Peace Church Scholarship Fund: The application period for the Peace Church Scholarship Fund has opened back up! 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 Sunday, 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.

 

Pastor’s Discretionary Fund Could Use Your Help!  Peace Church has a Pastor’s Discretionary Fund that is used by Pastor Scott to help people in need when requests are made and for other minor expenses that arise in his work.  This fund is NOT part of the regular church budget and occasionally needs the support of members.  This fund has fallen to a low level, so if you would like to donate toward it on top of your regular giving to the church, it would be much appreciated. Please designate your giving as PDF.  Thanks so much!

 

Giving Needed Towards Janitorial Service: Once a month, we have a janitorial service come and clean the church. The cost of the service is $65 a month. Other times in the month we have volunteers come and clean and we are always looking for help with this task. However, if you can’t physically help but wouldn’t mind giving towards this expense, it would be appreciated. We have January covered. If you are able to contribute on a monthly basis for future months, please let Jade, Office Manager, know. Please designate your giving towards this expense as Janitorial Service. Thanks!

 

Job Posting - Church Worship Leader Needed: We are still in search of a new Worship Leader (keyboard or guitar player) to help lead our two worship services (traditional music at 9am & contemporary music at 11:15am) on Sundays. We just increased the offered pay to $200 a week for both services! Independent Contractor position. For more details, visit www.peacepres.net/worshipleader. Please share this job posting! Thanks!

 

Kroger Community Rewards: A BIG THANKS to everyone who is supporting Peace with their Kroger Plus Card!! We have earned a donation of $27.19 this past quarter (Sept-Nov)! If you have not signed up yet for this program, please let the Office Manager know and she can help link your plus card with our Community Rewards or you can visit Kroger’s website at www.krogercommunityrewards.com

AmazonSmile Donations: AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Peace Church every time you shop, at no cost to you. On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, select Peace Presbyterian Church. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a 0.5% donation of the purchase. It’s that easy!! Last quarter (July 1 - Sept. 30), we have earned a donation of $46.08. Thanks for your support of Peace Church!

   

Weekly Cleaning Crew & Sunday Sanitizing Crew VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are in need of two sets of volunteers to help clean and sanitize our worship space on a weekly basis, one on Fridays and one on Sundays. Please sign up by email to Jade, Office Manager. We need your help!! Thanks! 
 

Ways to Give! You can give ONLINE OR BY MAIL! Visit www.peacepres.net/giving, fill out the form and click the DONATE PayPal button to give. If you would like to give by mail, send your check to “Peace Church, 2849 Miller Ranch Rd. #503, Pearland, TX 77584”. You can also call your bank and set up bill pay where your bank will automatically mail us your giving. We still need and appreciate your financial support! Thanks!

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 has been emailed).