Posts by Cathy Chmel

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Upcoming Seasons of Advent and Christmas

by Cathy Chmel

Beautiful choral music and thoughtful meditations about the longing for peace prepare us for the upcoming seasons of Advent and Christmas. Many thanks for the participation of the Handbell choir of Peace Lutheran Church, the choir of Peace LC, the Lake Wildwood Womens Chorus, the Grass Valley Male Voice Choir, the choir of Emmanuel Episcopal […]

In-Person Sunday Worship

by Cathy Chmel

Change in Mask Policy at Worship – From the Peace Lutheran Church Council Starting Sunday, November 13, 2022 – masks will be highly recommended but not required at worship. Some of you have asked about wearing masks in recent weeks, and thus, we are updating the policy to give worshippers a choice. Covid is still […]

Construction Now Underway on Health Clinic in Nyarubuye

by Cathy Chmel

“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 […]

Peace Lutheran also offers Sunday worship services online

by Cathy Chmel

Peace Lutheran also offers Sunday worship services online. As state mandates fluctuate, contact Peace for information about our worship services either online or in-person. The joy of God’s presence continues to lift people up through online worship services at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. Anyone can find spiritual nourishment amid the COVID-19 pandemic through Peace’s […]

Celebrate Rwanda: Sponsor a student!

by Cathy Chmel

A Vision for education in Rwanda A vision that started 10 years ago has bloomed into a school educating the future leaders of central Africa. And, Americans now have the opportunity to support this work by sponsoring a student of Rwamagana Lutheran School. On Sunday, March 13, Karl Smith, president of the Rwanda School Project […]