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Upcoming Events

Office will be Closed – Friday August 29, and Monday September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.

Choir Practice – Wednesday, September 3, at 7 pm.

Rally Day Starts on September 7 at 10 am 

Apple Butter Making –Peeling, Friday September 12 and Cooking/Canning Saturday September 13

Congregation Meeting – September 14, 2014 after worship! 

Pastor Karen will be on vacation September 4 – 19. Contact the church office or a council member if you have a pastoral need. They will have phone numbers for local pastoral backup.

Faith in Action, Saturday & Sunday, September 20 & 21   (Thanks ahead for your support!)

Sign-Up Forms – You can sign up in the narthex or online at http://fia.friedens-peaceucc.org/signup/

Collection Coordinator Volunteer Needed – Julie needs someone to help coordinate the canned good collection for Faith in Action 2014.  This volunteer, or volunteers, will be responsible for setting up collection boxes, keeping tally of donations, encouraging folks to bring donations, helping Julie shop to meet our commitment and help get donations to Faith UCC, Wentzville the week of 9/14.  If interested, please contact Julie at JLL8084@outlook.com before August 1.

FIA Canned Good Collection Underway – Boxes will be in the Narthex on Sunday, August 3rd.  Please bring your canned good donations now through September 14th.  If you prefer to give a cash donation please see Julie. Items needed:  300 Cans Assorted Fruit, 20 Cans Spam, and 100 Cans Pasta Sauce (no glass please).

Fall Sausage & Roast Beef Dinner, Sunday, October 5 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.   Download a flyer here.

Co-Chairperson needed for the OCT 5 Sausage Dinner–Karen Watson is the Chairperson. Please consider volunteering. Contact a person on the Fundraising committee for further information.

Items needed at the Food Pantry: oil, sugar, cake mix, applesauce, canned meat, paper towels, all purpose cleaner, bleach, dish soap, canned potatoes, razors. Thanks for support!

Need Gift Ideas?  Start at church for your gift giving with our cookbooks or apple butter!!  

Cookbooks – Our 2009 published cookbook is available with over 400 pages of recipes for $25 each.  Our 100th Anniversary Cookbooks published in 2004 have 54 pages of recipes for $5 each.  

Apple Butter - $7.75 for quarts, $4.75 for pints and $3.00 for half pints.

AREA NEWS:  

Saturday, August 30 Benefit Concert for Prager's and Joerling Families sponsored by the UCC Heritage Cluster churches at Femme Osage UCC, Augusta. Grounds open at 5:30 beverages & snacks available; Concert by "Augusta Bottoms Consort" from 7 – 9pm. Tickets are $15 per person in advance, $20 at the gate. Please help us sell concert tickets... there are envelopes in the narthex with 5 tickets in each for you to take. Checks should be payable to Femme Osage UCC.  Download a flyer here.

Additionally, the Prager/Joerling Benefit Concert committee is asking each cluster church to help defray costs associated with putting on this fundraiser. The request is for cluster churches to donate $100 each as seed money for expenses in preparing for the concert. Money would be used for advertising, any rentals needed, etc . . . so that more of profits go to the families. Friedens Peace asks its members to give generously to this worthy cause and will be collecting donations up through the concert date of August 30. Please drop an envelope with your contribution into the offering baskets over the next few Sundays and mark it "Prager/Joerling Benefit Concert".  St John’s and Femme Osage are each giving $500. Let’s show what Friedens Peace can do!