Prince of Peace builds disciples of Jesus who know God, grow together, and serve the world.

New Sunday Worship Schedule

Starting June 9th


8:00 am – Traditional

10:30 am – Contemporary


The Last 5:30 Saturday Night Service is next Saturday, June 1st.

A BBQ Dinner will be served following the service. Please let us know you plan to come.



Upcoming Saturday Worship

5/25 Worship at 5:30pm

6/1 Worship at 5:30pm followed by a BBQ dinner. After 6/1 the 5:30pm service will not meet on Saturdays.

Sunday Worship

8:00 & 10:30 AM

(9:15 AM Sunday School for Children and Adults)

Spanish Worship

9:00 AM

Amharic Worship

3:00 PM


Sunday at 10:30 AM

Live Stream Worship
Worship On Demand
Prayer List

Holy Communion is served at the 8:00 on the 1st & 3rd Sundays and at the 10:30 on the 2nd & 4th Sundays. 5th Sundays have communion at both the 8:00 & 10:30. The 5:30 Saturday services have communion each week.

BoSL Nominating Team Report

The Nominating Team (Richard Brown, Craig Mosford, Amy Poe, Jennifer Thomas, Jon Straw (Chair), and Pastor Michael (ex officio) is pleased to report the nomination of two persons for the Board of Servant Leaders: David Leege and Mark Rumohr. The Congregation will vote on these two nominees at the Voters Meeting on June 9. More information about the nominees will be published in the next two issues of the Communicator.

David Leege and his family have been members of PoP for over a decade. During that time, he has served in many different roles, including: as lay liturgist at the 8:00 a.m. service, working closely with PoP's Outreach efforts, and playing trumpet in the PoP Orchestra. He is also the current Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Lutheran Hour Ministries. He lives in Alexandria with his wife Deb and their son Noah.

Mark Rumohr and his wife Nina have been members of PoP since 2005. During that time, he has served in many different roles, including: as usher for the Saturday evening service, volunteering with the hypothermia shelter, and significantly with the ESL program as an instructor for over a decade and principal coordinator for the past three years. Mark and Nina have four children and two grandchildren.

Holy Comforters Quilt Display This Weekend!

Serve The World

When you join us for worship this weekend you will be surround by over 220 quilts lovingly handmade by our quilting ministry! These quilts are one way that Prince of Peace "Serves the World" because they are distributed around the world through Lutheran World Relief. Please feel free to say a prayer of blessing over the quilt you sit on this weekend!

If you would like to join this valuable ministry please email No experience necessary!

Important Dates

May 27 - Church & School Offices Closed

June - POP School Summer Camps


June 1 - Deadline to Sign-up for Youth Mission Trip

June 2 - Celebrating Our School Ministry at 10:30

June 5 - Deadline to register Graduates

June 9 - New Sunday Worship Schedule Begins!

June 9 - Celebrating Graduates at 8 & 10:30

June 9 - Annual Voters' Assembly

June 11 - Kindergarten Butterfly Chapel 11:15AM

June 15 - CLUBS 123 & 456

June 16 - Father's Day

June 19 - I AM Women's Summer Bible Study Begins

June 22 - Bethany House Walk

Coming Soon!

July 4 - Outreach Event

July 6-12 Youth Mission Trip

July 19 - Daniel Live on Stage at Sight and Sound in PA

Aug 5-9 - VBS - Sign up today to participate or volunteer!

Oct 5 - Oktoberfest


For more details on all events read below, visit our website, or email

Awesome Pentecost!!

A huge thank you to everyone who made this year's Pentecost one to remember!! Everyone's food was delicious! Please enjoy the pictures!

10:30 Worship Assistants Needed

Do you want to Praise the Lord in a new and giving way? Do you want to take a more active role in our 10:30 contemporary worship service? We are currently recruiting future worship leaders to read scripture lessons, serve as an usher, and/or serve communion. Please prayerfully consider and if you are interested email

VBS Volunteers Needed

Vacation Bible School is coming up and we need your help! Volunteers are needed August 5th-9th from 8am to Noon. Adults and Youth entering Grades 7 and above are invited to serve with us during VBS week. Childcare is available for infants and young children of volunteers. We are currently at 44% of our goal for volunteers registered. Sign up today at


Enjoy these photos taken by POP member Jay Carlson who sponsors the WSLL Nationals in the name of Prince of Peace. A big thank you to Jay and the teams for getting our name out there!

Stuff the Bus

Bring your canned good donations Saturday, June 8, 10AM-3PM to 8320 Old Keene Mill Rd.

Fill A Back Pack Event

Donors and volunteers are needed to help meet ECHO’s goal of filling 1300 backpacks with grade-specific school supplies by the time the next school year begins. This is a great opportunity for teens and adults who are looking for a short-term volunteer commitment that will make a real difference for our community. Volunteers may sign up for one or more of the work sessions that will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in July and August at ECHO, 7205 Old Keene Mill Road. Donations of school supplies are eagerly welcomed! Please see the list of needed items on our website under the “Donate Goods/ School Supplies” tab.

Financial Peace University at POP!

Every Tuesday, beginning on June 11, 2024-August 13

7pm-9:30pm, Room 21

Come join us on a journey to find Financial Peace! Take control of your money with Financial Peace University! This nine-week class uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! Hosted by Rick Vtipil.

*Interested but these dates and times don't work? Please fill out registration and let us know if you are interested in a Fall class option!


On June 9th, at both the 8am and 10:30am services, we will be honoring those who are graduating from high school, college, graduate school, trade school, apprenticeship programs, and the like. We will be offering a blessing and a small gift to all those registered. Please submit this form by Wednesday, June 5th to register a graduate.

All students in Grades 1-6 are invited to join us for an evening of fellowship, games, and fun! On Saturday, June 15th, from 6:45pm to 8:15pm. Club 123 (for Grades 1-3) will meet in Room 9 and Club 456 (for Grades 4-6) will meet in the Youth Room. Both groups will have pizza and many fun games and activities. Please register your child by June 12th if they plan to attend!

Prince of Peace Youth Ministry is going on a Mission Trip to Charleston, SC on July 6th-12th, 2024. There, we will work to make a lasting difference through community service projects with local ministries and nonprofits. All students entering Grades 7-12 this Fall are invited to join us. The cost is $350 per student. Click the scan code to Register by June 1st if your student would like to attend.

August 5th-9th, 2024, 9am-12:00pm

VBS Start the Party - Register TODAY! 

Let's Start the Party! Join us at VBS this summer as we celebrate the Good News of Jesus! Preschool Age 4 through rising 6th Graders are invited to participate in VBS. Adults and students entering 7th Grade and above are invited to volunteer at VBS. Register today!


Email to get involved!

NEW Grow Together Opportunity!

I AM Women's Summer Bible Study

Come join us for an 8-week Women's Evening Summer Bible Study! Our first session is on June 19th. We will meet from 7:30-9:30pm in Room 21. Zoom option for class is available as well!

We will be looking at the I AM statements of Jesus found in the book of John. Our study comes from Visual Faith Ministry and written by Carolyn Bira. Books are $12. Cash or check can be brought in to Sara Wilson in the church office or bring payment to the first session. Please register!

Questions? Please contact Sara Wilson.

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