Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL

News and Events

September 2018 at a Glance

Sept 2 Church Service 9:00 a.m. Sept 9 Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m., Birthday Sunday following service
Sept 16 Church Service 9:30 a.m., service project with Messiah
Sept 17 Church Council 7:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall
Sept 23 Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m
Sept 30 Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m

Fall Schedule-Our fall schedule begins on Sunday, Sept. 9th with Sunday School beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Holy Communion Worhip at 10:15 a.m. Mark your calendars.

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.

Service Projects-We will be working with Messiah on service projects. We will have a joint worship service on Sept 16th at 9:30 a.m.(splitting the difference between our two worhip times) as an extension of our service projects together. We hope to have another joint worship service later in the year, this time at Messiah, perhaps in May, so that within a program year, we will be at both of our congregations.

Nick Teddy 5k- We've agreed to work together with our sister congregation in Port Byron on Saturday, September 8th. The sign up sheet for volunteers is on the bulletin board in the narthex.

Book Club/Ladies of Peace- Sept at 4:30 at East Moline Coffee. The book is " " by . There are several copies at the church and copies are available at all public libraries.'

Choir Practice will be immediately after church services when scheduled

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:
10:15 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: peacepbpastor