ministries & Missions

Connecting with one another, our community, and world

Ministries

Ministries are ways of connecting with community, one another, and meeting needs within the walls of the church

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One of the distinctive's of Peace Church is our desire to ensure that every person at Peace is cared for, loved, and known. For this reason we have a Care Team that meets every three weeks to review all of the prayer and care needs of our Peace family. At these meetings we share updates on the various needs and spend time praying together. In between meetings our Care Team members send cards, make phone calls, and hold the needs of Peace folks up in prayer.

To request care or request more information about joining the care team, please call 651-454-4542

Peace Connects is an exciting new ministry that seeks to ensure that every person at Peace is known, cared for, and listened to.

Specially trained "Peace Connectors" will work alongside our Elders to ensure that every household has someone who they can reach out to with questions, concerns, or ideas for ways we can serve you better.

Peace Women's Ministry (PWM) exists "to glorify God, we as Reformed Church Women unite in devoting ourselves to Jesus Christ, discipling one another in love, and developing a responsibility for mission through the enabling power of the Holy Spirit"

PWM has small groups, bible studies, events and more!  For more information, visit the PWM page or call 651-454-4542

Youth Group happens on Friday nights from 7-8:30PM. We invite middle-school and high-school students to gather together and ask the hard questions about God, faith, and the world we live in. We emphasize the sharing of your own story as a means toward growth. We often play group games, discuss the joys and challenges of each of our individual lives, hold one another accountable, and build each other up.

Contact heidi@peace-eagan.org for more information

Peace Deaf Church (PDC)

Deaf people are one of the largest unreached people groups with an estimated . 2%-2% reached globally and only 2%-4% in the US reached with the gospel of Christ. The Deaf are considered the third largest people group in the world who don't have access to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Peace is fortunate to partner with PDC to reach a broader community.  For more information, visit our PDC page

The Mercy Room is program through Peace Church which is run by volunteers to supply free clothing and toiletries to those in need of them. 

The Mercy Room is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 12pm to 3pm.

All are welcome, no registration is required. Donations can be brought to the church office during office hours. For more information, please call 651-454-4542

Peace Church has established an Endowment that provides funds for missionaries, missions, and college tuition. Anyone may apply on behalf of themselves or on behalf of someone else who they would like to have receive support. Our Endowment Fund Committee reviews these applications and determines distributions on a yearly basis. The deadline for applications is March 16 of each year.

From welcoming new babies to celebrating retirement, Peace Celebrates is here to celebrate with you!

Worship is at the core of everything we do. We worship God with our lives—whether in church or out of it. When we are in church, one of the main ways we worship is with music. Every week, a musical group prepares and leads a selection of songs that connect with the sermon being preached. We lift our voices together and declare that God is worthy to be praised! For the time being, you can join us for worship online at 10:00AM every Sunday. Visit peace-eagan.org/stream to check out past worship services.

Contact james@peace-eagan.org for more information

Oasis is a safe space for students in our area to come do homework and get some R&R (Rest and Relaxation). While students are going through online or hybrid school models this year, getting help with homework is a little more difficult. We hope to stand in the gap on Wednesday afternoons. We provide a calm, and safe environment where students are expected to complete assignments, study, or read for at least the first hour of their time at Oasis. Then, we have recreational activities, open gym, etc. where students can relax, run off some energy, or just hang with friends. All socially distanced with strict cleaning protocols in place.

Contact heidi@peace-eagan.org for more information

Kids Peace Time (KPT) is a Parent's Day Out ministry of Peace Church. KPT's mission is to give parents of young children time away while nurturing their children and providing social, academic, and spiritual learning opportunities in a Christian environment.

For more information, visit the KPT page!

Peace Performing Arts seeks to give every child an opportunity to develop their gifts for acting and their faith in Jesus through outstanding productions! Join our Facebook Group for more information!

Peace Performing Arts | Facebook

Missions

Missions are a way to connect and serve our greater community and world. We support these missions prayerfully,  with volunteer work, as well as with financial contributions.

Local Missions

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Urban Ventures works alongside 70 local partners to address opportunity gaps in academics, nutrition, physical activity, parenting resources, and more—all with the overarching goal to prepare and send every youth in our neighborhood to college or postsecondary education.

We are a co-operative community on the northwest side of Rochester, MN experiencing new life in the rhythm of Jesus together.  In partnering together, we exchange help, friendship, and skills with each other and for the good of neighborhood around us.  Most importantly, we exchange our understanding of ourselves for God's....that we are needed, we are capable, we are strong, and we can change the world around us. Learn more at The Exchange Co-operative (exchangeco-op.org)

The Open Door—with the support of the community—is able to assist thousands of local individuals each month through a variety of programs designed to connect those in need with fresh, nutritious options.

For more info, visit theopendoorpantry.org

Kid's HopeKid's Hope USA is a nationwide program that lines up one church with one school (Peace supports Rahn Elementary) so that one adult can mentor one student one hour per week.

360 Communities delivers safety and stability that improves lives.  With effective and holistic programming, we leverage community partnerships, build trusting relationships, and break cycles of violence and poverty. We strengthen communities with measurable success. Learn more at 360communities.org

Peace Church has sent over 40 of its Laotian members to Our Saviors Church to be "missionaries" within their own community as Our Saviors creates an exciting new "International Church"

Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.

We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day. Learn more at redcrossblood.org

To find the next blood drive at Peace, use keyword: Peace

Global Missions

Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization that coordinates the packaging and distribution of food to people in developing nations. Founded in 1987, it has reached out to more than 70 countries. Lean more at fmsc.org

Palestinian Christians want to see Israelis and Palestinians live together in peace and equality. That doesn’t happen very often, and the COVID-19 vaccine distribution situation in Israel and Palestine shows it. Israel has been one of the world’s most successful countries in vaccinating. But Kuttab says, “They are refusing to give vaccination to the Palestinians. And we have no ability to obtain them on our own because we are not recognized as a country.” Read more about the situation here.

Josh Bode pastors the PCO congregations as they build bridges and love their neighbors in Oman. They are from half a hundred countries, more than twice that many Christian traditions, and every socioeconomic class under the sun. This international body of believers serves Jesus in Oman, bears witness to Christian unity within human diversity, all while seeking to increase the global church. Learn more at Joshua and Erica Bode | Reformed Church in America (rca.org)

FMSC pack

Mission E4 currently has 1,029 unsponsored children. Your sponsorship of $41 a month will change their lives! Learn more at missione4.org

Samm Ellingson is on staff with Cru as a content creative working on the app GodTools at cru's world headquarters in Orlando, FL. She is using her creative and strategic gifts, alongside her experiences with social media to increase the accessibility for believers to share the gospel with anyone, from anywhere at any time. She is currently focusing her time developing a new part of the app that will help people turn regular conversations into meaningful spiritual dialogue, with the hope for increased opportunities to share the gospel. Learn more at cru.org

For regular updates on our ministries and mission partners