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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” […]

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 […]

Sunday, Nov. 15: Don’t fear change!

by Trina Kleist

God is always in charge! “This is but the beginning of the birth pangs.” – Mark 13:8. Jesus’s friends are impressed with the majesty of the Temple in Jerusalem. But he warns them not to be dazzled by the physical world. Change is coming! We, too, might be impressed. Or perhaps depressed. What are we […]

Sunday, Nov. 8: Give Up!

by Trina Kleist

  “She put in everything she had, all she had to live on.” – Mark 12:44 God loves the vulnerable: Widows, orphans, the poor – the Bible tells us again and again that they hold a special place in God’s heart. We, too, are to protect and help them. But today’s reading leads us deeper: […]