Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL

News and Events

October 2017 at a Glance

Oct 1 Adult Discussion Group 9:00 a.m., Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m.
Oct 8 Adult Discussion Group 9:00 a.m., Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m., Birthday Sunday following worship service.
Oct 15 Adult Discussion Group 9:00 a.m., Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m.
Oct 16 Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall
Oct 17 Book Club 4:30 p.m. at the East Moline Coffee Company.
Oct 22 Adult Discussion Group 9:00, Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m.
Oct 29 Adult Discussion Group 9:00, Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Church Service 10:15 a.m

News/Events

Fall Schedule- We will be having our worship service at 9:00 a.m. on Sept 3rd. We will switch

Children's Sunday School will begin Sept 10th at 9:00 a.m.  The adult discussion group will also meet at this time and will be reading and discussing a book titled "Martin Luther" by Marty E. Martin.

Church Council Meetings- These meetings will be held in the Fellowship Hall beginning at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month.   If anyone has thoughts or ideas for the council, please let a council member know.

Book Club-  We will meet at The East Moline Coffee Company(used to be Coffee Hound) at 4:30 p.m. The book is "One Breath Away" by Heather Gudenkauf.  It is available at local libraries.  Any questions talk to Pauline Tomlinson.
 
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.

Cleaning List/Birthday Sunday List. These lists are on the bulletin board in the narthex.  Please consider sharing these opportunities 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 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