Education For ALL Ages!
Children's Sunday School:
Pre-school through 12th grade students meet at 9:15 a.m. in the education wing. Sunday School classes are held from September through May.
Adult Sunday School:
Adults meet in the multi-purpose Room at 9:20 a.m. throughout the school year. The lesson is led by Pastor Roger.
Wednesday Night Activities:
Wednesday nights begin at 5:45 enjoying a home cooked meal with a free will offering. Class time follows from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Prince of Peace Kids' Club is for 1st through 6th grades where the kids enjoy include listening to Bible stories and creating crafts. Pastor Janelle teaches the Confirmation Class for 7th and 8th grades. The High School students meet for Bible study and discussion. The Adult Class led by Pastor Roger is held in the Fellowship Hall.
First Communion Classes:
Fifth grade First Communion Classes are taught by Pastor Janelle. These classes begin in the middle of Lent and the students' First Communion is on Palm Sunday.
Seventh and eighth grade Confirmation Classes are led by Pastor Janelle. Classes meet on Wednesday evenings.
Vacation Bible School:
Pre-schoolers ages 3-5 and K-6th graders attend Vacation Bible School one week in July, Monday - Thursday. Pre-schoolers attend mornings 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. These classes are led by members of Prince of Peace. Grades K-6 go all day, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and bring a sack lunch. Snacks and beverages are provided for all ages. Riverside Bible Camp counselors lead the grade school children in Bible study, games, crafts, and music. Bible school ends Thursday evening with a musical program and ice cream social.
From September through May, the choir sings anthems and sacred songs from the great literature of the past as well as folk and contemporary melodies. Our performances alternate between the second service the first two Sundays of the month, and the first service the last two Sundays. Anyone is welcome to sing in the choir; no audition is necessary. Rehearsals are Thursdays at 6:45 p.m.
The youth choirs prepare special music and some dance performances for various worship services.
This annual fundraiser is held in October. Members donate handmade crafts, baked goods, candy, jams, jellies, gently used books etc. and is open to the public. More than 500 postcards are sent out each year based on past attendance. Tables are also rented to outside vendors for the sale of their own products.
Profits benefit Prince of Peace Ministries.
A large variety of home-baked cookies are provided by our congregation in early December for sale to members, friends, and the community. This grew into a hugely popular event for the community with over 500 postcards sent out each year. Cookies sell very fast in a couple hours! Profits benefit Prince of Peace Ministries.
Riverside Bible Camp:
The congregation donates toward the cost of camp at Riverside for each member child attending. It does not matter which week the child attends. Registration forms are in the narthex.
This is a popular free and safe Halloween event open to the community. It is held the Friday before Halloween each year. Activities include trick-or-treating in our church parking lot where members bring their cars with open trunks decorated and loaded with candy. Crafts, activities and food (for purchase) are available inside the fellowship hall.
The youth of the congregation prepare a pancake breakfast on Easter Sunday. The times are announced in the bulletin and the proceeds of the free will offering go to the youth to help support their activities.