Annual Summer Ecycling/ Home Sweet Home Event

Broken, outdated electronics to get rid of? Gently used household furnishings and goods to donate?

PEACE UCC is having its annual summer ecycling event with Spectrum Ecycle and Home Sweet Home STL. Spectrum accepts everything from dead batteries and CDs to main frame computers.  For a full list of acceptable items, view spectrumecycle.com.    Home Sweet Home STL accepts most household goods and furnishings.  For a full list of acceptable items and the current wish list, visit their website at homesweethomestl.org.  Load up the car and bring them to PEACE.

When:   Saturday, August 26, 2017

Where: Lower church parking lot at PEACE UCC 204E. Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves. (Enter off of Plant Avenue)

Time: 9:00am-12 Noon.

All items are accepted at no fee with the noted exceptions. Note: There is a $20.00 fee for each tube TV and a $10.00 fee for each tube computer monitor.

CROP Walk 10/1

Save the Date: CROP WALK 10.1.2017: The 2017 CROP Walk will be held on Sunday, October 1st at Eden Seminary. Registration begins at 5:30p.m.,  on-campus walk and refreshments 5:30-6:30p.m., followed by the CROP Concert in Wehrli Chapel at 7p.m.,featuring Richard Bruxvoort Colligan, along with Paul Vasile and the Eden Choir, among others.  This walk raises money to fight hunger globally and locally.

The Ripple Effect Concert at Peace: July 22

The Ripple Effect is the unique ensemble-in-residence at Southside Christian Church (DOC), in South Bend, Indiana. Peace United Church of Christ Groves will host The Ripple Effect for a transformative evening of music on Saturday, July 22 at 7p.m.

Not just a group of singers in a choir, The Ripple Effect is a collective truth-speaking voice in the community, by way of the enormous power of music. The concert will also include testimony from people who represent groups that are often unheard in our society. All are welcome, a free will offering will be received to support both The Ripple Effect and the Freedom School at Peace United Church of Christ.

Save the Date: CROP WALK is October 1st

The 2017 CROP Walk will be held on Sunday, October 1st at Eden Seminary.                    Registration begins at 5:30p.m., on-campus walk and refreshments 5:30-6:30p.m., followed by the CROP Concert in Wehlri Chapel at 7p.m.,featuring Richard Bruxvoort Colligan, along with Paul Vasile and the Eden Choir, among others.  This walk raises money to fight hunger globally and locally.

 

Freedom School Registration

Freedom School Registration is Open for Scholars K-2! 

If your child has completed K-2 grade, they are welcome and encouraged to sign up for Freedom School at Peace UCC! The program runs June 19, 2017 – July 28, 2017, 8:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (extended day available until 5 p.m.) There is no fee for the program. Please see the sign up clipboard in the narthex if you are interested.

Click here for the flyer.

Click here for the registration form.

Click here for more information on the Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools.

Church Picnic: June 4, 2017

Peace UCC Church Picnic: Sunday June 4, 2017

Immediately following the second service (11AM worship) on the church lawn. This annual event features fried chicken, along with potluck sides and deserts. All are welcome! Special thanks to the Community Team for this event, a fabulous way to kick-off the summer at Peace. (Rain location: Fellowship Hall)

Sprouts of Peace on KSDK

The Sprouts of Peace program brings children from Peace UCC, United Hebrew Congregation and the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis together for learning, sharing, community building and just plain having fun together.

Now in its second year, Sprouts of Peace was featured on the “Making a Difference” segment of KSDK News Channel 5. Click on the link below to watch the video!

Sprouts of Peace brings together kids of different faiths

WEBSTER GROVES, MO. – The shortest distance between two people is a song. Or it could be a story. That’s the thinking behind a pilot program called Sprouts of Peace. “It’s sparking an imagination that we can make friends in all sorts of different places. And we don’t have to be exactly alike,” Rev.