weekly announcements

A Message From Pastor Val

Dear Friends, This coming Sunday is Pentecost! You are invited to wear red for this festival morning!  As it is a holiday weekend, I also want to remind you that the office will be closed on Monday, Memorial Day. Thank you for your ongoing donations to the food shelf. We are re-stocking and serving our […]
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A Message From Pastor Val

Dear Friends, This is the season of many events for individuals and families in our congregation! Congratulations to all of those who are graduating from high school, college and graduate school this spring!  Prayers for all students and families as they celebrate and transition young adults preparing for next
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, Tonight, is the All Confirmation dinner!! Confirmation families and students are welcome!! Dinner is served at 6pm. Thank you to everyone who ordered plants from Gertens to support the youth going to Camp Wapo!  You can pick your orders up by the playground area tomorrow evening from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
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A Message From Pastor Val

Dear Friends, There are several announcements that I want to make sure we all have on our calendars:  onSunday, May 7, we will have a farewell reception for Kerri Tomandl, our Preschool Director. Kerri has resigned her position with us, and we will celebrate her service. On the same day, we will have a farewell
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, This is Holy Week. I hope you have made plans to join us for Maundy Thursday worship with communion this Thursday at 6:30 pm; and Good Friday worship at 6:30 pm.  Our Easter Celebration will be at 8:30 am and 10 am, with cinnamon rolls, coffee and juice being served before the 8:30 […]
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A Message from Pr. Val

Dear Friends, I hope your week is going well! There are a lot of announcements in this email. As you know from my earlier email this week, Deb Humrick, our former bookkeeper, died unexpectedly on Sunday. We continue to pray for her family during this difficult time. Her celebration of life is next Wednesday, March
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A Message from Pastor Val

Lenten Wednesday Worship! Tonight at 6:30pm!! Please Attend!! Dear Friends, It’s good to be back with you! What a beginning to the Lenten season here in Minnesota. On Ash Wednesday in Egypt, it was a balmy 80, and back here at home, churches were having to cancel their Ash Wednesday worship services. I was in […]
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A Message from Pastor Val

ANNOUNCEMENTS SPIRIT TIME CANCELED TONIGHT, MARCH 1   Midweek Lenten Service Tonight, March 1, 6:30 pm, with Vicar Jessie Hodgson presenting Promised Treasures, Salt:  The Gift That Sweetens.   Offering Envelopes are in, please pick them up in the Fellowship Hall.   MEN OF PEACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST this SUNDAY,
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A Message from Pr. Val

Message from Pastor Valerie Ash Wednesday Worship (6:30 pm) and Spirit Time, February 22, CANCELED!   Dear Friends, Out of an abundance of caution and the fact that Anoka-Hennepin School District canceled all classes and activities until Friday morning, we are sad to have to delay the Impositions of Ashes and the
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A Message From Pastor Val

Dear Friends, Many of you know that I’m leaving for Egypt this week.   My weekly email will be paused until Wednesday, March 8.  Julie Barthels, our Office Manager, will send an ‘announcement’ email so that you don’t miss any events or activities in the days ahead. Ash Wednesday is February 22; the service at
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, I hope your week is going well! Thank you to those who came to the Annual Meeting last Sunday. It was a good meeting and good to appreciate our congregation, all the staff and our many faithful volunteers. We had an opportunity to begin discussions and to look to the future of Peace […]
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, As usual, Peace is a busy place!  Please remember the Annual Meeting this coming Sunday, February 5, at 11:30 am. There is a pancake breakfast hosted by the Men of Peace. The breakfast will be served from 9-10 am, and then following the 10 am worship. Check in for the Annual Meeting will begin at
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A Message from Pastor Valerie

Wednesday evening supper, Confirmation and Spirit Time resume tonight! Dear Friends, I hope your week is going well! We mailed the newsletter today, and I hope you enjoy all the information and the articles. Be sure and let us know what you think and contact me if you have any questions or want to visit. […]
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A Message From Pastor Val

NO CONFIRMATION OR WEDNESDAY EVENING SUPPER THIS EVENING. Dear Friends, Because of the illnesses of staff and volunteers and their families, there is no confirmation or Wednesday evening supper tonight. The confirmation retreat for Saturday has also been cancelled due to illness. We are sorry for any inconvenience
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, Confirmation, Spirit Time and Wednesday evening suppers resume tonight! For those of you who have been attending in-person and online, you know that we have had a lot of loss in our congregation. Please be in prayer for those who are mourning the death of a loved one this season. Thank you to […]
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A Message from Pastor Val

Dear Friends, We’ve certainly had some weather this season!  I hope you are staying safe and that you are doing well in the New Year!! Today’s email is brief. I want to remind you of Epiphany worship this Sunday at 10:00 am! The Men of Peace are hosting the pancake breakfast.  Breakfast will be served beginning at
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Message from Pastor Valerie

Dear Friends, I hope you had a Merry Christmas!  Thank you to everyone who joined us for in person worship on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!  I know the roads and the temperatures weren’t the best this year. Thank you for those of you who worshipped with us on livestream on Christmas Eve! The Office […]
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A Message from Pastor Valerie

Dear Friends, We are in the season of Advent, and as we prepare for Christmas celebrations, I think most of us would agree that Christmas feels early this year. In this time of busy-ness, most of us don’t know how we will get everything done!  I hope your preparations are going well, and that you […]
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Message from Pastor Valerie

Dear Friends, I hope you are having a good week. Tonight, we have a soup and sandwich supper at 5:30 pm, followed by Advent worship at 6:30 pm. I hope you will come out and join us!  We are also having an Advent Craft Night for our community!  Please join us tonight for Advent Craft Night at 6:00 pm in the […]
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Message from Pastor Valerie

Dear Friends, We have officially entered the season of Advent as we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord. Tonight, you are invited to the Advent soup and sandwich supper at 5:30 pm, followed by Advent worship at 6:30 pm. All three Advent Wednesday worships are in person only opportunities, so we hope you can
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A Message From Pastor Val

Dear Members and Friends, I hope this week’s letter finds you well!  This week, I’m writing to you to update on opportunities and the challenges.  As people of faith, these two words go well together. As Christians, we are given so many opportunities to live out our faith, and along with that, the
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Pastor Valerie’s Weekly Update

Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone who volunteered for the Trunk or Treat event!  We had a beautiful evening and great conversations as we met and greeted our guests.  Thank you to those of you who donated candy.  It was well received!  Next year Halloween is on a Tuesday evening and we hope to have an […]
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A Message from Pastor Valerie

Dear Friends, Halloween is just a few days away. I hope you are planning on hosting a car for our Trunk and Treat in our parking lot on Halloween evening. Please come and park anytime after 4pm. The event is from 5-6:30 pm. In the past, we have had hundreds of children walk through with their parents. The Men of
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Message from Pastor Valerie

  Dear Friends, I hope your week is going well!  There are a few things I want to update you on today.  First: as many of you know, on October 9, one of our members had a catalytic converter stolen from their car during worship. Since this is not an optimal situation, we are going […]
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