Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL


Come celebrate God's unconditional love with prayer, singing and the inspiration of God's holy word.

Fall Schedule September 10th through May 20th

Traditional Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Holy Communion is given every Sunday.

Adult Discussion Group  9:00 a.m.

Children's Sunday School 9:00 a.m.

Summer Schedule June 4 through Sunday, September 3

Traditional Worship Service 9:00 a.m. Holy Communion is given every Sunday.


Worship Times

Sunday School and Adult Discussion Group: 9:00 AM

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: pastor.peacelutheran