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Church doors closed, but Peace Lutheran offers Sunday worship services online

by Cathy Chmel

Peace Lutheran offers Sunday worship services online As state mandates fluctuate between tiers , contact Peace for information about 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. Though church pews sit empty, anyone can find spiritual nourishment […]

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 […]

In-Person Sunday Worship Returning October 25

by Cathy Chmel

When you plan to be at an in-person Sunday worship service during this pandemic, please notify the church office of your plans by phone, 530-273-9631, or by email, office@peacelutherangv.org. Knowing how many persons to expect helps us to plan accordingly. Thank you. Peace Lutheran Church plans to resume in-person worship on Reformation Sunday, October 25, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Faith and hope amid uncertain times

by Trina Kleist

God walks with us now! Uncertain times can fill us with fear. People naturally seek stability. We want to know what comes next. So when our world grows uncertain, our faith grows even more important in our lives. Know that God walks with you, no matter what happens! Read more about plans for the near […]

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 […]