Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL

News and Events

June 2018 at a Glance

June 3 Church Service 9:00 a.m.
June 10 Church Service 9:00 a.m., Birthday Sunday following service
June Stretch and Pray in the Fellowship Hall 9:00 a.m.
June 17 Church Service 9:00 a.m.
June 19 Book Club 4:30 East Moline Coffee
June 24 Church Service 9:00 a.m

Mug Theology-will start again in the fall.

Mutual Ministry Committee-Working together, our goal will be to make our experiences at Peace Lutheran Church inspirational, educational and satisfying in heart, mind and spirit for all participants.  If you are interested in helping with this endeavor, there is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex.

Church Council Meetings-  CHANGE! Council will meet in May and then in September. It is anticipated that after the September meeting our next dates will likely be November and December.

Book Club/Ladies of Peace-June 19 at 4:30 at East Moline Coffee.  The book is "Because of Winn Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo.  There are 3 copies at the church and copies are available at all public libraries.

Choir Practice will be immediately after church services when scheduled

Year Round-we will be collecting childrens underwear(does not have to be new) for sizes 4T- size 8 boys and girls for local school nurses. We will also be collecting athetic shoes for grade school children at our local schools-new or used good condition.

Birthday Sunday List. The list is on the bulletin board in the narthex.  Please consider sharing this opportunitiy to serve your church family.

The Prayer Chain is up and running. To request prayer chain activation please contact Pastor Gwen at 309-523-2296.

Worship Times

Sunday Service:
9:00 AM

Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy

Our new 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