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Sunday, Jan. 5 – In the Beginning!

by Trina Kleist

Jesus – Present Before the very beginning! Beginning a new year can fill us with both excitement and dread. We may look forward to new possibilities. Do you like to make New Year’s resolutions? At the same time, things we failed to accomplish may nag us. We may feel haunted by what happened. On top […]

Sunday, Dec. 29: Flee to Egypt!

by Trina Kleist

Son of God! Has to Flee? Joseph already had been through a lot when the angel told his to take his little family and flee to Egypt. The king was out to kill the child, Jesus. But this was the son of God, right? “An angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream […]

Sunday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve – experience the miracle!

by Trina Kleist

Services morning & evening today!      Experience the miracle of Christmas with us! Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, so we hold our regular worship services in the morning, at 8:30 & 11 a.m. Please stay for the Christmas carol sing-along between worship services, starting at 9:45 a.m. in the Old Fellowship Hall. Greetings, favored one! […]

Bargains at Christmas rummage sale Nov. 19

by Trina Kleist

Christmas rummage sale starts Sunday, Nov. 19 Hand-painted globes, blown glass from Poland and porcelain-faced angels are among the vintage Christmas ornaments that will be sold during a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Nov. 19 through 26, at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. African-American carolers, owls, cranes, windmills, churches, nutcrackers, […]

Sunday, Jan. 1: Happy New Life!

by Trina Kleist

It’s a new year – ready for new life? New life in the New Year can be so ordinary. Back to work, back to school, back to the routine. Wouldn’t you like your New Year to be the start of a new life? Here’s a way to live Christmas all year round: Remember that Jesus’ […]

 Sunday, Dec. 25: Christmas! (11am worship today)

by Trina Kleist

Jesus – the only meaning of Christmas. What’s the best gift you will get this Christmas? A new car? A new iPhone 7? How about a new life? No one would argue that a new car or new technology will transform your life. For a while, anyway. But Christians believe that, no matter how cool […]

Sunday, Jan. 3: New Year’s Assurance!

by Trina Kleist

God finds us – you can be sure! From the beginning, God has known you. God has loved you and sought you out. Today’s Gospel reading gives us assurance that, no matter how crazy our world may seem, no matter how lost we may feel, no matter what we may have done, God is pouring […]

Sunday, Dec. 27: Treasure the memories

by Trina Kleist

Parents treasure the memories of their children growing up. Today’s story is a mother’s treasured memory of her son, Jesus, who did something extraordinary when he was 12 years old. “After three days, they found him in the temple.” – Luke 2:46 Jesus had been with his family in Jerusalem for the Passover, and when […]

Christmas Eve Services Dec. 24

by Trina Kleist

Welcome, God-made-flesh! At Christmas, we celebrate the arrival of God’s promised Anointed One — his special messenger of love for all the world, God-made-flesh, Jesus the Christ. At PEACE, we welcome all who want to feel connected to the true meaning of the holiday season. We will have two Christmas Eve services, at 4 and […]