Thank you for visiting our website! If you have any questions about Prince of Peace, don't hesitate to contact me at poportonville@gmail.com.

I also encourage you to join us for worship on a Sunday morning. I believe you will find our church’s atmosphere warm, loving, and inviting. 

We celebrate the Lord's Supper on the first and third Sundays of each month as well as on special occasions such as Easter and Christmas Eve.

Prince of Peace is part of the larger Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The LCMS, as it is often known, is 2.5 million member church body with about 6,000 congregations. You can go to LCMS.org to learn more about our denomination.

At Prince of Peace we focus on informal uplifting worship and the teaching of the Bible as the Word of God. With that in mind, please consider the following:

1.    Participating in Sunday worship at Prince of Peace - 10:30 AM.

2.    Participating in Sunday Bible Study at Prince of Peace - 9:30 AM (Sept-May). Though the focus is for adults and older students, younger children are welcome.

3.    Enjoy a daily devotion produced by the LCMS here: https://www.lhm.org

Please feel free to utilize any of these resources to keep up on The Word! Thank you and God Bless.

His Servant,

Pastor John Kassen



This Week's Readings

  1. Genesis 28:10-17 (ESV)
  2. Ephesians 4:22-28 (ESV)
  3. Matthew 9;1-8 (ESV)

This Week's Songs

  1. My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less #575
  2. Great is the Lord
  3. Change My Heart O God
  4. Children of the Heavenly Father #725
  5. God Loved the World #571
  6. On What Has Now Been Sown #921

In Our Prayers

  • For Randy, that God would comfort him physically and spiritually at the end of his life…
  • For Charles, missionary in Asia, that God would bless his work...
  • For the leaders of our state and nation, that God would give them wise guidance…

A New Edition to Luther's Small Catechism Soon Available

A practical guide for daily Christian life, Church and state. Marriage issues. Different worldviews and religions. Our culture has much to say about these topics. But what does God’s Word tell us? The 2017 Explanation presents a lens to interpret God’s Word faithfully in the midst of changing times—providing a practical guide for living the Christian life. With 374 questions and 1,142 Scripture references, there’s more biblical teaching and devotional aids to nurture your faith than ever before. Times may change, but the Word of the Lord endures forever—and Luther’s Small Catechism guides you to the answers. Availbable at CPH.org or Amazon.com in early November.

Christmas in October

Christmas in October at Prince of Peace is a time when the church collects needed supplies for ministry. There will be a small Christmas tree in the narthex with tags that offer suggestions for donations to the church. 

Harvest Dinner

On Sunday, November 5, following worship we will celebrate the season with a special Harvest Worship and Harvest Dinner. The meat will be provided, as will basic beverages like coffee and juice. We ask that you bring a dish to pass and share with others. There is a participation sheet in the narthex that you may use to sign up. Family, friends, and neighbors are welcome to join you. 

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