Opportunities to Serve
Breakfast Sign-ups
A sign-up sheet for open dates is at the Koinonia Table. We need preparers for fifth Sundays (first one is September 29) and also every other first Sunday of the month, beginning in November. There is money to cover costs if you would like assistance. Contact Nancy Heavey about this option.
Sing in the Gospel Choir Interim Music Director Dorothy White invites you to Choir rehearsal Thursdays before 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Sundays at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary. Jump in! Make a joyful noise to the Lord! Come to a Gospel Music Workshop at Peace on Saturday, September 21 from 9 am-3 pm.
Double Bed Needed
Do you have a double bed to donate to a community member in need? Please contact Pastor John.
Community Resources Ministry
We offer a free community meal and community resources at Peace Fridays 5:30–6:30 pm.
  • We need folks from Peace to come help serve!
  • If you know a group or an organization who would like to prepare and serve a meal, contact Teri Jelinek (206) 718-6109.
Peace Lutheran Church Events & Information
Upcoming Adult Education Sundays at 9:45 am
  • September 22: Gifts and Calling in Multiethnic Ministry: Sabbatical Reflections, led by Pastor John
Sunday Classes & Teachers (9:45 am Education Hour)
  • 3 Years – 4th Grade “Godly Play” / Annika Maxwell, Jeanie Correa, Gretchen Duggan, Kathy Hanawalt, Teri Jelinek, Carmen Lampman, Siri Preston, Leigh Wong / Basement Room
  • 5th-6th Grade / Jae Bates / Multipurpose Room Classroom
  • 7th-8th Grade Middle School “Feet to Faith” / Brendan Nelson, Pastor John Stroeh, Charissa Carroll / Multipurpose Room Classroom
  • 9th-12th Grade High School / Brendan Nelson, Ben Flesher / Conference Room upstairs
  • Adults / Many leaders / Multipurpose Room
Hawaiian BBQ Mixed Plate & Sabbatical Stories
Pastor John and Leigh are excited to invite you to an evening of good food and fellowship on Wednesday, September 25 at 6 pm in the multipurpose room. Come see pictures and hear stories of their “Mixed Plate” sabbatical this summer! Free childcare! Sign up at the Koinonia Corner table so we know how many people to expect and can order enough good food!
Women Sharing in Bible Study
Open to all women, this wonderful group study meets on the second Thursday of the month beginning at 10 am in classroom 2. Bring a light lunch. Coffee is served. Copies of each lesson are made available. Join the conversation. Invite someone!
Men’s Breakfast
The Men’s Breakfast and Bible study meets the second Saturday of each month from 8–9:30 am in the multipurpose room. Connect with God and share fellowship with other men! Join in the gathering. Invite someone!
Coming This Fall… FOCUS Groups
Peace is planning another round of FOCUS Groups this fall! These are small group studies that meet on a specific topic of faith once a week for up to 6 weeks beginning mid-October. Check out the catalog of FOCUS Groups and sign up starting September 22. Questions? Contact Pat Ferguson at 253-627-1349.
Community Bible Study
The Community Bible Study is on break for the summer.
Youth News (For more information, talk with Brendan Nelson)
  • Sunday Faith Time – Sundays at 9:45 am. Classes for youth 5th grade and up to learn about God and faith.
Children’s Corner (For more information, talk with Brendan Nelson)
  • Godly Play – Every Sunday at Peace at 9:45 am. An experiential, Spirit-filled sharing of Bible stories that invites children to respond to God with wonder and creativity! For kids ages 3 to 4th grade.
  • Angel Choir is on break until the last Sunday in September, which will be the first practice. Angel Choir will resume singing on the 3rd Sunday in October.
Want to Receive a Special Card from Peace?
Share your birthday and/or anniversary at the Koinonia Corner.

Gospel Choir
Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary prior to the 2nd and 4th Sundays.

Interested in Baptism?
Interested in Baptism for yourself or a family member? Please speak with Brendan Nelson or Pastor Louise.
Peace Community Center Events & Information
AmeriCorps & Vision and Call
We are seeking AmeriCorps Interns and a Vision and Call Fellow to serve for the 2019-2020 year. The AmeriCorps Interns work with the youth through the programs in Peace Community Center. The Vision and Call Fellow serves the Church and the Center. See or contact Brendan Nelson at
Community Events & Information
Tacoma Housing Authority Waitlist to Open
Tacoma Housing Authority is accepting applications for its low-income housing programs for 12 days only—October 7-18. Don’t miss this window of opportunity, and pass the word. Apply online at (best way), by phone 253-448-2738, or in person 9 am-5 pm at the Hilltop or Salishan locations.
Need Mentors for Youth in Our Area
The One80 Youth Mentoring Program believes one consistent caring adult can have a significant impact on the positive development of youth, especially those facing hard times. One80 is in partnership with Pierce County Juvenile Court providing Mentor relationships to those youth involved in the system. Mentor requirements are 48 points of contact a year with mentee, and required training and equipping workshops to ensure successful outcomes. Must be 21 years of age and love Jesus. Interested? Contact Hans Brockhoff (253-720-7814) or Brenda Boback (253-225-8347), Juvenile Justice/Parent Life Area Coordinator. Tacoma Youth For Christ,


2106 South Cushman Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405 

Phone: (253) 383-1317

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