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IFM Matching Drive buys food

by Trina Kleist

Raise $80K for food for the hungry! Interfaith Food Ministry has been blessed by seven generous donors who will match up to $40,000 in donations. This means we can raise a total of $80,000 to feed hungry people in western Nevada County! Checks  may be made out to Interfaith Food Ministry; write “Matching” in the memo line […]

“Leap of Faith”: Community gives $17,680!

by Trina Kleist

See What Faith Can Do: $17K! Thank you so much for your prayers and encouragement during this campaign! Our results show what faith, prayer and hard work can achieve: $17,680 has been donated by the generous people of western Nevada County, far surpassing PEACE’s goal for this campaign of $10,000. With the seed grant from […]

Sunday, Nov. 15: Don’t fear change!

by Trina Kleist

God is always in charge! “This is but the beginning of the birth pangs.” – Mark 13:8. Jesus’s friends are impressed with the majesty of the Temple in Jerusalem. But he warns them not to be dazzled by the physical world. Change is coming! We, too, might be impressed. Or perhaps depressed. What are we […]

Sunday, Nov. 8: Give Up!

by Trina Kleist

  “She put in everything she had, all she had to live on.” – Mark 12:44 God loves the vulnerable: Widows, orphans, the poor – the Bible tells us again and again that they hold a special place in God’s heart. We, too, are to protect and help them. But today’s reading leads us deeper: […]

New thrift store to help homeless

by Trina Kleist

Give by Nov. 2 to Hospitality House Monday, Nov. 2, is the deadline to support a new project to help move homeless people in western Nevada County into permanent homes of their own. Hospitality House’s goal is to raise $56,000 to cover start-up costs for opening Bread & Roses Thrift and More. So far, the drive is […]

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, Sept. 13

by Trina Kleist

We are joining thousands of congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for this day of service to our community. God does the work — but God uses our hands to get it done! And we find peace and fellowship as we serve our neighbor.  Click here for more information.

PEACE Supports California Care Force

by Trina Kleist

Even after the Affordable Care Act, many people still cannot afford to pay for health care services. California Care Force is a nonprofit organization providing free mobile clinics for health, dental and vision care. California Care Force also is receiving financial support from PEACE Lutheran Church. On Sunday, July 19, a temple talk will be […]

Support “Night Ministry” with Second-Mile Giving

by Trina Kleist

During June, we at PEACE have the opportunity to support San Francisco Night Ministry through Second-Mile Giving. Night Ministry provides compassionate and non‐judgmental pastoral care, counseling, referral services and crisis intervention to those in any kind of need or distress during the night. Here’s what those at Night Ministry have to say about what they do: […]

Interfaith Food Ministry reaches fundraising goal

by Trina Kleist

— Thank you! You can imagine the excitement at Interfaith Food Ministry, our local, faith-based food pantry, when they reached their goal of raising $30,000 in only two weeks! What a testimony to God’s power to bless the efforts of his people as we reach out to our hungry neighbors. The response of caring people to […]

IFM Matching Fund Drive

by Trina Kleist

Help feed the hungry — Interfaith Food Ministry has received pledges from private donors for $30,000, on the condition that matching funds be sought from the larger community. If IFM can raise $30,000 in special donations, it will have $60,000 – enough to buy fresh food for two months! Here at PEACE Lutheran Church, we are accepting donations […]