Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL

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Peace Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 26
20828 Friedens Road
Port Byron, IL 61275

Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy

Church Secretary Ila Gober
Phone number 309-523-2295

Coming to visit Pastor Gwen? 
Access to Pastor's office is through the entrance door nearest the stairs on the parking lot side of the church. 

Coming to Worship?
There is handicapped parking directly off of Friedens Rd near the main entrance to the sanctuary.  You may also enter through the entrance door nearest the stairs on the parking lot side of the church.  This entrance leads to the elevator to the sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. The entrance closest to the parking lot leads to the church library, secretary's office and children's Sunday school rooms.

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Worship Times

Sunday School and Adult Discussion Group: 9:00 AM

Sunday Service:
10:15 AM

Interim Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy

Our new interim Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy was born in Rockford, IL. She was baptized and confirmed at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Rockford, IL. She graduated from Ripon College, in Ripon, WI, and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She served as Pastor at Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo from Sept. 2010 until Feb. 2017.

She lives in Silvis with her husband Brian Murphy, daughter Lucy, and their two dogs and two cats.

Some of her favorite Bible stories are where God uses unexpected people to bear witness to God and do great things. She loves to read, swim, run and be outside walking the dogs.

Pastor's Contact Info

Phone: 309-523-2295
Email: pastor.peacelutheran
@gmail.com