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Sunday, May 20: Today is Pentecost!

by Trina Kleist

Pentecost celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit! Our Sanctuary today is splashed with red and filled with beautiful balloons. We hope it helps you feel the mighty, sweeping, swirling, lifting up of God’s Holy Spirit! Jesus calls it “the Spirit of truth.” That’s because the truth is that God loves you, exactly as you […]

Rolling River Day Camp teaches music, science

by Trina Kleist

Camp Theme: “God is always with me” Children will learn how a loving, forgiving and patient Creator rides with them throughout their lives – especially when the waters of life get rough! – during Rolling River Day Camp, July 16-19 in downtown Grass Valley. Through music, science, storytelling, crafts and recreation, children will learn about […]

Ashes to Go: Get yours on the run Feb. 14

by Trina Kleist

Ash Wednesday for the busy believer! For people who don’t have time to get to church for the traditional start to Lent on Feb. 14, PEACE Lutheran Church in Grass Valley offers a solution: Ashes to go. Commuters and folks on their lunch breaks can drive to the church at 828 W. Main St. and […]

‘Zorro’ swashbuckles Feb. 25

by Trina Kleist

Silent film classic ‘Zorro’ features live music   Douglas Fairbanks’ 1920 classic, “The Mark of Zorro,” comes to the screen at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, with live musical accompaniment by nationally renowned organist Walt Strony. The film defined the action-hero genre and launched Fairbanks’ career in a new direction. It screens for free as […]

Sunday, Oct. 29: Know the truth, be free!

by Trina Kleist

We celebrate Luther’s search for truth today! Martin Luther searched God’s Word, yearning to be free of the condemnation of God’s Law. Jesus’ message, Luther found, sets us all free. Will you embrace it? Today, we celebrate the 500th anniversary of Luther’s challenge to church authorities who taught a message contrary to the freedom Jesus […]

Celebrate Holy Week at PEACE in 2018

by Trina Kleist

Holy Week – our high holy days! A lot is happening during Holy Week at PEACE Lutheran Church. We invite you to bring your family to celebrate these highest holy days of our faith! Maundy Thursday Remembering Jesus’ Last Supper at 7pm Thursday, March 29.  Jesus gave his followers Holy Communion — then delivered himself to […]

UNLV Chamber chorale performs April 9

by Trina Kleist

Chorale gives free presentation in Grass Valley “Glorious” and “disciplined” – the celebrated Chamber Chorale of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will sing at a free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Peace. Beloved Las Vegas maestro David B. Weiller will conduct this 20-voice advanced ensemble in a varied and entertaining program […]

Sunday, Feb. 26: Be a transformer!

by Trina Kleist

Jesus: the first transformer! Jesus’ transforming journey invites us to our own transformation. When we follow his Way, we, too, become transformers. God transforms us through daily acts of love, kindness and justice — seasoned with a big dose of humility before our Creator. Working through our transformed selves, God transforms the world around us. […]

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 […]

Talk now about your wishes for near-death care

by Trina Kleist

New law “indicts” state of near-death care, doctor says Talk to your loved ones and your doctor about the medical care you want to receive as you approach death. Then, write it down. It’s a tough conversation that will avoid family anguish and a “death that is not with dignity, expensive and not at home,” […]