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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 […]

‘Walk for Rwanda’ on local trails Sept. 16

by Trina Kleist

Trails walk links to community in Rwanda Trails in western Nevada County, Calif., and community services in the African nation of Rwanda come together at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, in a fundraiser hosted by PEACE Lutheran Church. DONATE NOW TO THE RWANDA FUND – CLICK HERE Supporting grass-roots, community improvements in Rwanda. Participants will […]

Musings from Pastor Eileen

by Trina Kleist

Musings about hunger… I am in the midst of preparing a presentation for our Sierra Pacific Synod Assembly, on behalf of our synod Hunger Network, about the 1000 Days campaign. The 1000 Days campaign is a world-wide effort to improve nutrition during the first 1000 days of a child’s life, from conception through age 2. […]

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 […]

Peters, NID give $$$ for water pumps

by Trina Kleist

Donations for clean water reach $1400 Children at Earthcare Day Camp in Grass Valley hoped their small change collected from family and friends would reach $350 to buy a hand-operated water pump for poor kids in another country. To campers’ amazement and delight, two local outfits stepped forward to contribute. In addition, small change and […]

Kids’ goal: $350 for water pump

by Trina Kleist

Earthcare Day Camp teaches kids to care for “Sacred Creation” Children at Earthcare Day Camp in Grass Valley this week have a goal: raise $350 to buy a hand-operated water pump. Children in developing countries often must walk long distances to fetch water for their families. They often make that trek instead of going to […]

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 […]