MISSION STATEMENT

Share Christ    Serve Community   Grow Disciples

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Serve Community

Through focused community outreach, members and other participants are able to compassionately identify and passionately carry out ministry, both individually and corporately.

“Be shepherds of the flock God gave you, and look after it willingly, as God wants you to, and not unwilling. Do your work, not for mere pay, but from a real desire to serve.” [1 Peter 5:2]

Support & Care

Peace’s pastors and associate in ministry provide support and care during the changes and crisis that occur in members’ and visitors’ lives. Care is also provided in the following ways:

  ♦ Prayer Chains & Prayer Shawl Ministry

  ♦ “Care Notes” & Encouragement Cards

  ♦ Support Group-Families of Deployed Persons

  ♦ Alcoholics Anonymous Group

  ♦ Casserole Ministry

  ♦ Funeral Luncheon Ministry

  ♦ Health Education Ministries

  ♦ Peace Walkers Exercise Group

  ♦ Community Blood Drives

  ♦ Pastoral Counseling Center -  Professional counseling at reduced cost

 

Outreach

Peace gives nearly $150,000 to a variety of groups carrying out ministry throughout the world. The church is also actively involved in these outreach efforts:

  ♦ Food Pantry / Adopt-a-Family Program

  ♦ Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN)

  ♦ Habitat for Humanity in Greene County

  ♦ Servant Evangelism Programs

  ♦ Community Meals and other ministries with Christ Lutheran Church in Old North Dayton

  ♦ Faith Haven afterschool program at North Riverdale Lutheran Church

  ♦ Members are also urged to serve their own communities in any ways that they can.