Prince of Peace  

8am & 10am


Worship Without Walls—    every Sunday through Labor Day at 5pm (except July 30).  We'll be out in God's beautiful world at Shadow Ranch Park on Vanowen just west of Shoup. Join us as we worship in communion and witness our faith. See George Packer for more information. 


Ordination of George L. Packer III—  Be sure to SAVE THE DATE for our big event at Prince of Peace on Saturday, July 29 at 10am.  Bishop Diane Bruce Jardine will be here to ordain our own George Packer as a Deacon in the Episcopal Church!  A luncheon reception will follow in the Family Center.  George’s Wednesday Small Group is coordinating the luncheon following the ordination, but we would love to have you contribute a special dessert to this festive occasion. Please let Inez Wathen know what you will bring.  We hope our entire parish will gather to celebrate this special day!  Please help us prepare for this event by letting us know if you will be attending by signing up after services or emailing the church office at


The Prince of Peace Men's Choir— will provide music for George Packer's Ordination on Saturday, July 29 at 10:30am.  Rehearsals will be held Tuesday evenings at 7pm in the Family Center on July 18 and July 25.  All men are welcomed and encouraged to participate.  Boude Moore.


Women's Choir—  Ladies, mark your calendars!  The Women's Choir will sing at the 10am service on Sunday morning, August 27.  Only two rehearsals:  Tuesday, August 22 at 7pm and Sunday, August 27 at 9am.  Contact Boude for more information.


Exceptional Families Worship Services—  The next worship service will be Saturday, September 16 at 5pm. Everyone is welcome, especially special needs individuals and their family members, for a worship service with contemporary music and sharing. A family buffet meal (gluten free/dairy free options) immediately follows the service.  For more information, please contact Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson.



The Prince of Peace Contemplative Community—  The Contemplative Gathering will meet Thursday, July 13 at 11am in the Chapel.  For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman. 


Outdoor Labyrinth Walk—    Thursday, July 20 from 6:30-8pm.  Come walk the labyrinth with love in your heart and joy in your steps. For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman. 


Prayer Shawl Ministry—  The Prayer Shawl / Blanket is an outward and visible sign of God’s love, grace and presence in our lives.  The next workshop will be Saturday, August 26 at 10am in the Chapel, and is open to all knitters as well as those who would like to learn!   Please contact Kathryn Reasoner  for more information.



Register Today! Register your child or grandchild for Vacation Bible School! Registration forms can be downloaded from our POP website, or found in Taylor Hall.


Attention POP Golfers—    Our next tournament will be Bestball Scramble at Olivas Golf Course on Saturday, July 8.  $83 for Golf+Cart+Lunch/Drink – Range Balls  and $15 per person for the Social. Sunday, July 2 is the last day to Sign-up and pay. Contact Larry for more information.


VBS Leaders Meeting—   Thank you for wanting to share your love of Christ with our children. We will be having our VBS Leaders Meeting on Sunday, July 9 (the day before VBS begins) at 9am in Taylor Hall. At this meeting you will receive information about our curriculum, receive your leader’s T-shirt and name badge. It is important that you attend. If for any reason you cannot attend, please notify Linda Sawyer at or 818-346-6968. God bless you.


Guitar Class—  is now offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00pm in the Chapel.   Marc Miller is teaching group guitar lessons for youth and adults.  Bring your own guitar or just come at 7:30pm to sing along to praise and worship songs.  Contact Marc for more information.


Mark Your Calendars— for the Summer Dinner Club.  This ALL church event will be on Saturday, August 5 and is not to be missed!  A committee is needed to make this fun fellowship event a reality.  Contact  Diane Mitchell if you can help!


Episcopal Night at Dodger Stadium—  Take me out to the ball game for Dodgers vs. Rockies!  Reserve your tickets now for Friday, September 8 at 7pm.  Tickets are $25 each.  Make checks payable to Prince of Peace with Dodger Night in the memo line by Sunday, July 30.  Contact Katherine Geeslin at 818-346-6968 or


Calling All WomenPlease join us at our next Episcopal Church Women (ECW) meeting in the Guild Room on Monday, July 24 at 6:30pm. All women welcomed and encouraged to attend.


Breakfast is Served—  in the Family Center Sunday, September 10 after the 8am and 10am services.  $7 for adults and $1 for kids.


Blood Pressure Screening—    will be held in the Guild Room on Sunday, May 7 after both services.


PeacePrints Deadline—    is Sunday, August 27.  Please email your articles for the second Pentecost Newsletter (events through November 26) to



The Community Dinner—   continues on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.  For more information or to volunteer, please contact Jennifer Frost .  The next dinner will be served on Saturday, July 8 at 5pm.


The Community Dinner—   is proud to offer our homeless and needy guests access to showers during our twice-monthly free, hot meal. We regularly have 25-30 guests who are grateful to use it! To keep things safe and orderly, our shower needs to be monitored by a team of volunteers. If you can join us for this crucial part of our ministry, please contact Jennifer Frost to volunteer!    


The Community Dinner—   is collecting hygiene supplies (toothpaste, shampoo, razors, etc.) to be distributed to our needy guests.  Please leave your donations in the box in the narthex and thank you for supporting one of Prince of Peace’s most vibrant ministries!   


Tuna / Peanut Butter Sunday—  Every first Sunday of the month is Tuna/Peanut Butter Sunday!  Put an extra container or two of tuna or peanut butter in your shopping cart for the Food Pantry and drop it off in the narthex on Sunday, July 2.  Thank you for your ongoing support!


Pantry Volunteers Needed — to work in the pantry in a public facing role. Volunteers work a standard three hour shift (assisting existing clients, registering new clients, filling food orders and providing information regarding available services and programs), and may work multiple shifts based on availability and desire to serve.  Please complete the Volunteer Application found on the West Valley Food Pantry Website: under “Volunteer” then select “Volunteer Form.


Youth Ministry  

Youth Group Calendar For Middle and High Schoolers— 


Sunday Morning Meetings: from 11:30am - 12:15pm in the Youth Center


Friday Night Film/Fun/Food/Fellowship: from 7pm - 9pm in the Youth Center


Guitar Lesson Free-For-All:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm - 8pm in the Chapel. 


Children & Families Ministry  818-346-6968

Parents, Please Note—   We will NOT have Sunday school or Free Play on Sundays July 2 and July 9 as we prepare for Vacation Bible school.


Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School —  July 10-14, 9am - Noon for children entering Kindergarten to Grade 5. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover that God made them—and for a purpose! Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing songs and play games. Registration Forms are in the office and on line at  For more information contact Linda Sawyer at or  818-346-6968 ext. 6


Free Play Sundays—  10am in Taylor Hall on July 23 & 30 & all Sundays in August. PLAY Games, CREATE Crafts, MEET New Friends.  Come join the fun!



2          No classes, VBS Set-up

9          VBS Leaders Meeting 9am, no classes

6          VBS Celebration Sunday at 10am

23        Free Play Sunday, Communion in church

30        Free Play Sunday, Communion in church



6          Free Play Sunday, Communion in Church

13        Free Play Sunday, Communion in Church

20        Free Play Sunday, Communion in Church

27        Free Play Sunday, Communion in Church



3          Labor Day weekend, Free Play Sunday

10        Leaders Meeting 9am, Sunday School Classes begin at 10am.