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Nurture Commission

The mission of the Nurture Commission is to facilitate or meet the spiritual, fellowship, and other needs of the Congregation through stand-alone groups, events, and pastoral care. Linda McClanahan leads this commission.

  • Prayer Boards
    We make a concerted effort to pray for those in need as a community. Our prayer boards ministry is a posting of all those in need of prayer.
  • TGIF
    To Gather in Fellowship: spend a Friday night with adults that gather at a local restaurant for a Friday evening meal. Good conversation and good food is typically found at these events. The only business during the evening is to settle on who will plan the next outing. Listen for announcements in church for the time and place of the next TGIF event.
  • Meals
    At various times during the year we gather for congregational meals.  Often these are meals before the midweek service.
  • Food for Members
    At times, individuals have a need for food. The Nurture Commission arranges for the church to assist in supplying food to the member in need.
  • Summer, Fall, and Winter Gatherings
    Fellowship doesn’t end within the church walls. The Nurture Commission plans two to three events each year as well as occasional brunches at the church.
  • Card Ministry
    For members who are ailing, get well notes are sent telling them that the congregation is thinking of them.
  • Baby and Wedding Showers
    The Nurture Commission helps church members arrange for baby and wedding showers as needed.
  •  Kitchen
    The Commission makes sure the kitchen is stocked with paper goods, coffee, and lemonade.
  • Prayer Blankets
    For those who want a reminder that they are covered in prayer, Peace has a prayer blanket ministry. We bring those blankets before the congregation during the worship service, surround them in prayer, and send them out as our way of saying, “You are not alone.”

Fellowship groups at Peace provide an opportunity for our members to grow and minister to each other through activities outside of the worship experience. Here are some of the currently ongoing fellowship groups we have available:

Women’s Ministry

  • Women’s Book Discussion
    1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am in Classroom 10
  • Women of Peace
    3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am – Fellowship Hall
    Women of all ages are invited to attend this monthly gathering for devotions, fellowship and special ministry opportunities.
    Contact Donna Ellstrom if you are interested in this ministry.
  • Quilting Group
    1st Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
    These handmade quilts are distributed around the world through Lutheran World Relief. Quilting times vary.
    Contact Marlene Klukken if you are interested in this ministry.

Men’s Ministry

  • Men’s Breakfast Fellowship
    The 1st Saturday of each month, men of all ages gather for food, fun, and fellowship. Various individuals bring items to contribute to the meal. The cooking and conversation begins at 7:45 am.
    Contact Dale Kangas if you are interested in this ministry.
  • Golf Outing
    Twice a year the men put together a golf outing at one of the local courses. It is a time of fun and fellowship. Everybody is welcomed; men, women, and youth.
    Contact Pastor Ralph if you are interested in this ministry.
  • Fix-It
    When the need arises, the men of Peace gather the resources necessary to help members with minor home repairs.

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