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‘Walk for Rwanda’ raises $4K+ so far

by Trina Kleist

Thank you for making Rwanda walk a success! Early reports show than $4,000 in donations came in over the weekend in support of PEACE Lutheran Church’s “Walk for Rwanda.” More donations are expected this week – and you can still donate to this great cause by going to our secure donation portal! “Walk for Rwanda” […]

Prayer, support for victims of Natural Disasters

by Trina Kleist

When disaster strikes, God hears our cries! We invite you to stand with our neighbors where disasters have struck along the Gulf Coast, in the Caribbean, in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, in Mexico and in the American West. Record-setting hurricanes, powerful earthquakes and enormous wildfires may make us feel helpless, alone and scared. But […]

Houston fund raises $9K+ for relief

by Trina Kleist

Audience rains love on Houston People donated close to $8,000 at PEACE Lutheran Church’s recent fundraising concert to support relief and rebuilding in the Houston, Texas, area, devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The impromptu “Texas Hurricane Fundraising Concert” drew at least 170 people to hear 31 musicians perform at PEACE in Grass Valley, Calif., on Sunday. […]

Souper Bowl Raised $1,995!

by Trina Kleist

Thank you for being “souper” this year! Each February, Youth @ PEACE participates in a nationwide campaign to support local food pantries. It’s called Souper Bowl of Caring, and it’s timed to the Super Bowl. The original idea was, if everyone who watches the Super Bowl would give just $1 to support a local food […]

Updates from Louisiana

by Trina Kleist

Brothers & sisters in Louisiana minister to community Sheryl Zeis is a youth worker at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Baton Rouge, La. She sends this report of flood recovery in her area of Louisiana — especially, what the congregation of St. Paul is doing to be the face of Christ to people who need […]

Louisiana flood victims need our help!

by Trina Kleist

Help Louisiana victims recover from devastating flood! Torrential rain in southern Louisiana last week led the American Red Cross to call the resulting flood the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012. At PEACE Lutheran Church, we ask you to pray for victims and for those helping the clean-up and […]

“Leap of Faith” delivers more than $28K

by Trina Kleist

‘Care of neighbor’ at core of “Leap of Faith” PEACE Lutheran Church recently cut checks of $14,139 each to Hospitality House and the Salvation Army’s Booth Family Center to support their programs for homeless men, women and children in western Nevada County, Calif.  “These gifts represent what the people of PEACE Lutheran Church believe is […]

IFM Matching Drive buys food

by Trina Kleist

Raise $80K for food for the hungry! Interfaith Food Ministry has been blessed by seven generous donors who will match up to $40,000 in donations. This means we can raise a total of $80,000 to feed hungry people in western Nevada County! Checks  may be made out to Interfaith Food Ministry; write “Matching” in the memo line […]

Youth boost $10.3-million hunger effort

by Trina Kleist

Youth make “souper” effort to tackle hunger Youth @ PEACE was part of a nation-wide effort that has raised $10.3 million to date for local food banks and other organizations tackling hunger at the local level. Young people at PEACE Lutheran Church in Grass Valley, Calif., raised $1,580 and donated nonperishable food items to our […]

New thrift store to help homeless

by Trina Kleist

Give by Nov. 2 to Hospitality House Monday, Nov. 2, is the deadline to support a new project to help move homeless people in western Nevada County into permanent homes of their own. Hospitality House’s goal is to raise $56,000 to cover start-up costs for opening Bread & Roses Thrift and More. So far, the drive is […]