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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.


NEWS RELEASE:  Peace United Church of Christ Adopts Sanctuary Status

Following a congregational vote on Sunday, September 24, Peace United Church of Christ  approved a resolution to provide physical refuge for those in the community facing deportation orders.  This move is intended as an emergency measure extended to community members who have a lawful case to defer deportation if given the time and assistance needed to mount a legal defense. In alignment with their beliefs and traditions, Peace United Church of Christ is joining with 48 additional faith communities across Minnesota, and hundreds across the country, as part of the New Sanctuary Movement that calls them to protect and stand with immigrants facing detention and deportation.  A press conference was held on Monday, October 2, to share with the community where we are and how to find ways to work together for the benefit of our immigrant neighbors, friends, and members.

You can click on this link to read Pastor Beth’s comments.  A video with comments from others in our community can be viewed here.

Upcoming Events:

Invite a Friend Sunday – November 19

We are asking all members to bring a friend to worship and then stay for our Community Thanksgiving Meal.  The member who brings the most friends receives a free turkey!!

Community Thanksgiving Meal – Sunday, November 19 (12pm)

We will once again all come together to celebrating the blessings we have at our Community Thanksgiving Meal held on Sunday, November 19 immediately following our second service.  There is a suggested donation of $5/pp (12 and under free).  All proceeds will support our emergency fund.

This special event isn’t possible without the support and help from everyone.  If you’d like to assist with set up, serving, clean up, kitchen help, and donating pies/desserts, please see the sign up here.

Click the image to the right and see what’s happening at Peace!


Sunday Worship

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

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 – Sign Ups, or 2017-18 Fellowship Lunch Teams.

Sign Ups

Worship Helpers (ongoing)