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Construction Now Underway on Health Clinic in Nyarubuye

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“Rwanda has prioritized a decentralized health care system. This accounts for Rwanda’s success in combatting the pandemic.” – Agnes Binagwaho, Former Minister of Health, now at Harvard Medical School Community Clinics making a difference Community clinics in Rwanda are playing a critical role in protecting the health of local communities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pacific […]

Back to Church Checklist for Congregation

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Please note: We encourage all who are high risk, not feeling well, or uncomfortable with returning to church at this time to stay comfortably at home and watch the online worship service. There is no obligation to return to in-person worship. We want you to be healthy and well. Welcome back to in-person worship at […]

Walk for Rwanda

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October 10-17, 2020. ‘Walk” the Virtual Walk 2020 Trail Photos – Click here We WALK because thousands were forced to walk hundreds of miles to flee RWANDA when about a million people were tragically murdered in the ethnic genocide of 1994. We WALK because Peace Lutheran Church has helped Pastor John Rutsindintwarane since 1999 enable […]

Worship and Other Activities Suspended

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Late yesterday afternoon we received an email from Bishop Holmerud of the Sierra Pacific Synod, strongly urging “all congregations and ministries to suspend worship and other activities through Palm Sunday, April 5th, and possibly beyond that date”.  He also encouraged all community activities that take place at church sites to be suspended for the same […]

“A Fred Astaire Ragtime Revue”

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Master pianist Frederick Hodges Live in concert! 4pm Sunday, April 29 – In the Sanctuary @ PEACE Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St. (near downtown) FREE! – Plus: A wine-and-cheese reception follows! Donations gratefully accepted for the PEACE Organ Fund Ragtime like it was meant to be! Frederick Hodges is a masterful pianist with a […]

Charleston shooting: Seeking solutions, shunning silence

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Pastor Miller’s commentary: “We share the pain” I’ve been reflecting on the news and commentary surrounding the shooting last week at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. I see a fair amount of posturing, righteous indignation, fear, anger, twisted logic and empty assessments of blame. “The solution begins with individuals grappling with […]

An Easter story: Sketch by Pastor Tom Miller

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 Some years ago, we did some fall landscaping around our home.  I’m sure you know that routine.  We did some leveling, and then killed the grass and weeds with ROUNDUP® so nothing could possibly grow.  Then we put down heavy black plastic, to keep the sun out, the weeds and stuff from growing, and the […]

Living a “change of place”

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Easter Message from ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton… Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Gospel of Mark ends abruptly. The women came to the tomb to care for the body of their friend and Lord. They expected death. Seeing the stone rolled away, they entered the tomb; they entered into death. They didn’t find […]

Second-Mile Giving

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Each month, PEACE Lutheran Church selects an organization to support with additional donations given by those who wish to contribute. This month’s recipient is Lutheran Social Services of Northern California, which provides a wide range of help to the poor and needy in the greater Sacramento area. If you’d like your giving to go the “extra […]

Volunteer Opportunities

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Lutherans have a long history of seeing all church members as ministers, so it’s natural for us to have non-ordained people ministering before, during and after worship services. All volunteers receive training. For more about any of our worship volunteer opportunities, call the church office at (530) 273-9631. Altar Guild – We are looking for […]