Peace Lutheran Church

OUR PARTNERS

Peace Community Center Peace Community Center is a place of community, committed to the empowerment of children and young adults. The Center provides skills and support needed for each student to reach their God-given potential. If you would like to know more about volunteering for the center, please contact the church office at 253-383-1317.

 

Anglican Church of South Sudan Bishop Abuoi and the Anglican Church of South Sudan have a ministry of relief and care for South Sudanese refugees living in refugee camps in Uganda. To learn how you can help, see the Report from Bishop Abuoi and the bulletin insert from his visit to Peace.

 

Associated Ministries Associated Ministries is an interfaith organization partnering with churches and interfaith communities to unite people of faith to build a stronger community that is humane, compassionate, and just. As a crossroad for communication and cooperation, Associated Ministries engages and equips congregations and others to address the many needs in Pierce County through advocacy, education and service.

 

Bread for the World Peace is a Bread for the World congregation. Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad.

 

Conversations Around Race A partnership between four Tacoma area congregations. We seek to provide interactive experiences and events for spiritual growth through sharing and open dialogue about culture and race. Other participating congregations are Trinity Presbyterian Church, Church of the Indian Fellowship, and Allen African-American Methodist Episcopal Church.

 

Davis African Mission Peace church members “Davis” and Jennifer Davis and daughters Tovah and Lami serve Christ in Africa by embedding themselves in the local culture and interacting with a different world religion.

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Peace is a member congregation of the ELCA. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has three expressions—nearly 10,000 congregations, 65 synods, and the churchwide organization.

 

ELCA World Hunger A comprehensive and sustainable program using multiple strategies—relief, development, education, advocacy—to address root causes of hunger and poverty domestically and globally.

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia These are Lutheran church bodies in the country of Namibia in southern African with whom our Southwestern Washington Synod is in a companion synod relationship.

 

Faith Action Network Peace is an Advocating Congregation. We are part of a network of other congregations organized by the advocacy organization Faith Action Network to lift our voices on behalf of the vulnerable in our society and world to political decision makers and people in positions of power.

 

Family Housing Network The purpose of the Family Housing Network is to help families experiencing homelessness achieve and maintain permanent housing in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Peace Lutheran Church has participated in past years, opening our church for two weeks out of the year to provide housing and meals for up to five families.

 

Hilltop Action Coalition A community-based coalition in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma working to mobilize and empower diverse individuals, families, businesses, and other public and community organizations to build a safe, clean, healthy, dynamic, united community.

 

Living Stones Prison Congregation Ministry partner and Lutheran congregation sharing the gospel of Jesus behind the walls of Shelton’s Washington Corrections Center.

 

Lutheran Community Services Northwest A nonprofit human services agency serving individuals, families, and communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our caring staff provides a wide variety of services to adults, adolescents, children, families, schools, businesses, congregations, neighborhoods and communities. We are privileged to touch the lives of people of all ages, cultures and faiths.

 

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service LIRS works with migrants and refugees, U.S. Lutherans, and many partners in service and justice to accomplish its mission. Refugees are resettled through a network of 28 local organizations in 26 states (including Washington), most of which are Lutheran social ministry organizations.

 

New Sudan Hope Foundation Peace member Ajak Bul Ajak is Co-Founder and Treasurer of NSHF. The goal and purpose of the New Sudan Hope Foundation is to bring hope to the marginalized and displaced families of Southern Sudan and encourage them to rebuild their lives and communities through education and justice.

 

Salishan Lutheran Mission Ministry partner and Lutheran congregation in Tacoma’s east side Salishan neighborhood.

 

Southwestern Washington Synod, ELCA This synod is comprised of 87 congregations (including Peace Lutheran) in an area spanning from Federal Way to the Washington-Oregon border and from the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean.

 

Tacoma Ministerial Alliance A network of Christian leaders in Tacoma from predominantly African American churches and community partners working together to offer biblical, civic, and professional involvement for addressing social issues of interest in our local community.