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Sunday, Oct. 22: What do I give to God?

by Trina Kleist

Well, what belongs to God? What we give to God – of our time, talent and treasure – underscores much of our thinking during the fall months at PEACE. Today’s Gospel story presents a way to think about our possessions, the pressures of the world, and God’s invitation to a new Kingdom built on God-values. […]

‘Walk for Rwanda’ raises $4K+

by Trina Kleist

  Thank you for supporting ‘Walk for Rwanda’! ‘Walk for Rwanda’ donations have reached $4,401 in support of 33 walkers who took to trails in western Nevada County recently. The walkers’ goal: raise at least $1,000 to benefit community-building in the African nation of Rwanda. “We were surprised by, and very grateful for, the generous […]

‘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” […]

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. […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

PEACE quilts warm Erskine Fire victims

by Trina Kleist

Quilts tell folks “they’re not alone” People left homeless by the Erskine Fire in central California know “they are not alone” after receiving 21 quilts made by women of Peacemakers. The quilting group meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at PEACE Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. Members turn colorful scraps into art that warms […]

“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 […]

“Leap of Faith”: Community gives $17,680!

by Trina Kleist

See What Faith Can Do: $17K! Thank you so much for your prayers and encouragement during this campaign! Our results show what faith, prayer and hard work can achieve: $17,680 has been donated by the generous people of western Nevada County, far surpassing PEACE’s goal for this campaign of $10,000. With the seed grant from […]