Journey at Peace
We were fashioned to behold the wonders all around us...
Art & Spirituality
Simplicity speaks volumes...
Jazz at Peace
The soul has no shape…only melody and pulse
A thousand candles can be lighted from the flame of one candle... Gandhi
Science & Evolution
When the solution is simple, God is answering... Einstein
Welcome to Peace Lutheran Church. — an unfolding mosaic of Grace. We encourage spiritual exploration; equip friends with experiences of wisdom, compassion and joy; provide pastoral care; engage contemporary prophetic struggles; value both our Christian roots and dialogue with interfaith partners as we celebrate creativity and contemplation in community life and worship. Join us!
- 6/09 6:30p – NEW DATE: First Friday Films postponed due to illness – Join us in the Gathering Hall for Hidden Figures on the Large Screen!
- 6/11 5:00p- Slavyanka Chorus Tickets & details: www.slavyankachorus.org, Tickets will be available $20 at the door.
- 6/18 Family Service: Father’s Day!
- 6/24 – 6/25– HONKY – A pair of sneakers triggers a tragedy… and a unique conversation about race relations in America. More info & tickets HERE
- 2017 First Friday Films schedule
- Refugee Help Volunteers? Link here to find out more
First Friday Film June 9 6:30
Join us for a screening of this award winning film based on the book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. In the race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, three black female mathematicians play a key role in launching astronaut John Glenn into outer space, making him the first American to orbit Earth.
Directed by Theodore Melfi, it stars Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell. The main spiritual practice this film focuses on is Justice.
Run time 127 min.; rated PG – Parents Strongly Cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Popcorn during, discussion after.
Peace supports Justice for all.
Link here for more information
ALL WE NEED IS LOVE!
The new art exhibit at Peace by local artists Sher and Sterling Love will welcome you and astonish you. The work is exuberant: big, bold and beautiful. The colors are contemporary and the designs are abstract. As a collection of visual images this exhibit provides a visual path into the season of Easter.
The Loves have been painting together since 2005. They have painted well over a thousand canvases. Collaboration like this among artists is rare. There are many examples throughout the history of art where paintings are made in an atelier, where one artist paints the trees, another paints the face, another paints the animals until the master puts on the essential details and signs the painting. What is unusual in these works is the fact that the Loves work at the same time and the results are so wonderful.
Joy in its most intense visual expression is the emotion I felt the first time I saw their work. It is evident in every piece. I wondered how such a consistently positive expression could be maintained over such a long period of time? After a very short time with them, their admiration, respect and passion for each other became evident. These images express a love that is grand. I hope that you are able to truly walk into this exhibit and feel this beauty and joie de vivre that is life at its best.