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1503 2nd Avenue, NE | Rochester, MN 55906

“A safe and inclusive church living God’s radical message



Peace United Church is a diverse, welcoming community. Join us for worship as we grow in God’s love.



From faith formation to Bible study, we offer opportunities to strengthen your faith life.


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News Highlights

Peace United Church of Christ offers two different styles of worship (traditional and contemporary) and a variety of programs to fit your spiritual needs. Find the latest events below.


Upcoming Events:


Family Play Date

Saturday, Aug 18 @ 9am – 12pm

Donna and Stacy Beyer Groth have opened their backyard for our August family play date. Bring your family to play in the sand, water, slide and other toys. The bubble machine will also be available.  Please RSVP to Pastor Beth for attendance and location.

Gift of Love and Healing Art Exhibition and Presentation

Sunday, August 20
9:45 – 10:45am ~ Fellowship Hall

Gift of Love and Healing Art is an exhibit of acrylic paintings by artist Lavonne Lovstad based on the music and lyrics of “Lover of Us All” by composer Dan Schutte.  Through a form of intuitive painting, the artist explores the nature and aspects of the Sacred Feminine  Personal and collective in nature, the paintings touch the spirit, the souls, and the thoughts of viewers bringing healing through divine love that is pure, balanced, uplifting, gentle, strengthening and unconditional.

We’re excited to have on display Lavonne’s paintings here at Peace and THIS Sunday, August 20, Lavonne will join us from 9:45 – 10:45am with a presentation on some of her works.  Lavonne is educated in art, art education, art therapy, spiritual direction and Reiki with over 40 years of varied professional experience.  Her passion is exploration of the Divine Mystery through the arts and life itself.

Family Camping Weekend – August 25-27

Come and join us the last weekend in August at Hidden Meadows Campground (Pine Island). Reservations must be made by July 5.  Please call the church office (282-6117) or send an email to  We’ll have our church out-door worship on Sunday, August 27 @ 11am at the campground.





Sunday Worship*

8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship
11:00 a.m. – Contemporary Worship

*During the summer months (June, July, August, and September) the FIRST Sunday will have only ONE worship service at 10:30 a.m. including Holy Communion.

Faith Formation

9:40-10:45 a.m. (September-May)


In order for all parents to be able to fully participate in services and for our many volunteers to help with activities, our nursery is available for infants through 3 years old every Sunday (during the school year) from 8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. During the summer months (June through Mid-Sept), our nursery is available from 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

*JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Seeking a warm and energetic person to care for our children and work with nursery volunteers and families.  Click HERE for more details and to apply.

Click to download the scheduled assignments for Sunday Tech Crew Schedule, Nursery Sunday, or Fellowship Lunch Teams (2017-18 schedule coming soon).

Sign Ups

Worship Helpers (ongoing)