Church News

Church News for January 26, 2020

If you wish to become a member, please contact Pastor Haberkost or the church office.

Today’s altar flowers given to the Glory of God.

Today we welcome Rev. Derek Mathers, Assistant to the Bishop of the English District to preach. Rev. Mathers will also attend our Annual Meeting and report on our RE:vitality survey. Welcome to Prince of Peace!

Dear Christian Friends: Emily and I thank you for your calls and prayers during my recent bout with a very serious case of bronchitis. With God's guidance the hospital staff worked wonders and I should be fully recovered soon. Sincerely, John and Emily Prior 

Collection Box for January We will be collecting for the Personal Care Pantry of Medina. The Pantry services around 200 families a month from our community that need assistance. Here is a list of items needed: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Tissues, Laundry Detergent, Cleaning Supplies, Feminine Hygiene Products.

Know Him Better… all men are welcome to attend Men's Fellowship on the first Saturday of each month with the next session meeting on Saturday, February 1st @ 7:30-9:00 am.  This month's topic is "A Man & His Life Journey."

Today is Noisy Offering Sunday! Please drop your loose change in the bucket to help support our missions.

Please consider joining the coffee team. Coffee between services is a wonderful time of fellowship! Help is welcomed for coffee set up and clean up on Sunday mornings. If you are able to help out once every couple of months or have questions, please contact Dan Willhoite at 330-421-5740.

The signup sheet is available in the Narthex for accompanists for our monthly and quarterly services at Samaritan Care Center and Western Reserve. If you can play a piano or strum a guitar, we can use your talent!

Have a special occasion to celebrate? Order Altar Flowers! The 2020 sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board along with envelopes for ease of payment.

Your 2019 Financial Statements are available in the Narthex. Please help us save on postage and pick yours up today!

"Leap into Game Night!” You're invited to spend that extra day this year with friends and family at The Prince of Peace Game Night. *BONUS* Bible scavenger hunt for kids ages 2-6! Sign up in the Narthex to join the fun… Don’t miss it!

When: Saturday, February 29th 6:30pm-9pm                  Where: The Fellowship Hall

Food: Light snacks and drinks provided

What: We'll have a wide variety of games set up including Checkers, puzzles, Pictionary, Charades, etc.                                                                

Need prayer?  Stephen Ministers are available to pray with you! Please come to the left side of the altar after service for prayer.

Stephen Ministers are trained to provide confidential Christian care, giving you the emotional and spiritual support you need to make it through a winter in your life. To learn more about how a Stephen Minister can help you or someone you know, contact one of our Stephen Ministry Leaders: Greg or Kristin Ulm, 330-42-5759.  Our Stephen Ministers are ready to care for you.

Book Group We will meet to discuss Christy by Catherine Marshall on Monday February 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the church library. Please bring your own dinner as well as comments and questions on this book.  Everyone is invited.  Questions?  Call Linda Haberkost at 330-864-7197.

Offering Options – Just a reminder to everyone that Prince of Peace does offer automatic giving. The form is available on the church website  Click on ACH Form.  Checks from your bank’s payment service are also welcome. Offering envelopes will continue to be provided as well. If you need envelopes and do not have them please email Joann Buttolph at

German Dinner at St. Paul Lutheran Church 1377 Valley City, OH 44280 Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:30 - 6:30 PM Tickets available at the door: Adults $14.00 Children (6-12) $6.00 Children under 5 are FREE.