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Back to Church Checklist for Congregation

by admin

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 […]

Church doors closed, but joy continues online

by Trina Kleist

Peace Lutheran offers Sunday worship services online The joy of God’s presence continues to lift people up through online worship services at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. Though church pews sit empty, anyone can find spiritual nourishment amid the COVID-19 pandemic through Peace’s music, scripture readings and preaching. Despite recent state guidelines that outline […]

Calif. governor offers worship guidelines

by Trina Kleist

‘Not yet time to put aside concerns’ about Covid-19, Holmerud says Worship guidelines issued by the state of California on May 25 prompted Bishop Mark W. Holmerud, of the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, to send this letter to congregation members on May 27. In it, he urges congregations to […]

Bishops: Church Re-Opening Not Safe Now

by Trina Kleist

Church re-opening “at odds” with scientific advice Church re-opening should come when COVID-19 conditions are safer, three Lutheran bishops write. Dear People of God of the congregations of the Sierra Pacific Synod, the Southwest California Synod, and the Pacifica Synod: Grace and peace to you, in the name of the risen and ascended Christ! It is […]

“A Fred Astaire Ragtime Revue”

by admin

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 […]

Litany in Times of Fire

by Trina Kleist

We pray for those affected by fire Fire in California and the American West has left thousands of people homeless and communities devastated. Many more people feel the trauma as the impacts of the destruction ripple through their world. At PEACE Lutheran Church, we hold all those affected by fire in our thoughts and prayers.  […]

Thank you! Hurricane fundraiser nets $13K+

by Trina Kleist

Donations to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund go to work! Thank you, western Nevada County! PEACE Lutheran Church’s appeal on behalf of Texas hurricane victims raised $13,718! In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s battering of eastern Texas, we at PEACE organized an impromptu fundraising concert. We hatched the idea on a Tuesday, and held the concert […]

Las Vegas shooting: Bishop Holmerud responds

by Trina Kleist

Holmerud: Shooting pushes us to become ‘communities of peace’ News from Las Vegas, Nev., of a shooting that has left nearly 60 dead and more than 500 wounded prompted this message from Bishop Mark Holmerud, leader of the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. (Peace Lutheran Church is a part of […]