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Peace Church's annual congregational meeting has been rescheduled for 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. A light lunch will be served.

The season of Advent begins Dec. 3 as well, and we will be decking the halls after the meeting, about 1:30 p.m. Your help is always needed and appreciated!

NOTE: There will be no Taize service this week. Happy Thanksgiving!


Peace's Cast-off Ministry collects hand-crafted items of care, concern and cheer to cast off to others, especially to those experiencing significant need. This ministry is grounded in prayer and upon request by parishoners or as prompted by Pastor Debbie.

Prayer shawls, infant caps, and blankets are always welcomed, and this time of year we especially welcome mittens for the women residents of Devlac Hall, a women’s residential chemical dependency treatment program here in Bowling Green (and a special outreach of the Share Team.)

Purchased mittens are appreciated too. Any extras will be shared with the Salvation Army to distribute this winter as needed.

Shawls are prayed upon at worship before being taken to the recipient. Give items to Pastor Debbie or place in basket at the base of the Lord’s Table for prayer and distribution.

Our Mission ... Creating Christ-Connected Community

Who's welcome here ... Everyone

Blessing the ground

Peace is an inclusive community open to all regardless of ability, age, church experience, race, creed, gender, cultural background, political bias or sexual orientation. One's presence is all that is needed to participate in the life of Peace.

Who are we ... A Water Family

In the freeing, living waters of baptism, we are joined to Christ and to one another as brothers and sisters called to be servants of God's grace in the world.

The community life of Peace is grounded in worship and dedicated to being active in mission, celebrating, learning, and sharing the love of God in Christ Jesus. Peace is a growing and generous congregation that offers a sense of belonging and friendship filled with a great spirit of cooperation and support.

Established in 1969, Peace is an active member of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Where are we ... Bowling Green, Ohio

Peace Church is located at 1021 West Wooster Street, near the corner of West Wooster and Martindale, with our south entrance and additional parking at the corner of Pearl and Martindale. Peace is just west of Wood County hospital and next door to the fire station (click here for a map).

Worship ...

stained glass window (© Suncreek UMC) depicting bread and chaliceWorship is primary and central to the community life at Peace. It is a sacred time to connect with God's Spirit and one another. Worship at Peace is casual and uplifting. It celebrates God's love for all and it builds one another up for Christ's sake in the world.

Holy Communion, where bread is broken, wine is poured and the Lord's meal is shared, is celebrated each week at each service. It is open to all. There are no requirements, restrictions or judgement on whether you participate or not!

Everyone is welcome at worship, from the youngest and most energetic to the more slow and steady in pace!

For those who choose, a nursery for the wee ones is available but is not staffed. You are welcome to play in there with your children during worship if needed.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me (419-352-0241 or You are welcome here!


Pastor Debbie Conklin

Stained glass window image © Suncreek United Methodist Church, used with permission.

This page updated 11/20/2017

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