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Watch the LIVE February 28th, 2021 Worship Service at 10:30 AM: Click Here

Welcome to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Our doors are closed.
Our mission continues.

Touched by the Gospel, we seek to be instruments 
of God’s peace for the sake of the world.

Join us.

Our world is in the midst of a pandemic.
People are unsure of what the future holds.
People are afraid of losing their jobs, 
missing connections with others, worried about getting sick, 
and running short on resources.

People are dying, often alone.

A world consumed by fear, uncertainty, and death needs us to be instruments of the peace only God can give. 
And we are here for it. 

We are here for you.


FAQ’s as of January 5, 2021

When will we gather in person indoors for worship again?
Here are the most recent changes we’re making for the health of our staff and community:

  • The office will be closed to the public except by individual appointment for now in compliance with the MDHHS orders.
  • Tamara will still be working in the building during regular office hours. The office hours on Friday are until noon. The rest of the staff will be working from home as much as possible.
  • Any meeting or group gathering that can be virtual is asked to use Zoom. Contact Tamara (secretary@popportage.org) or Mike (volunteer@popportage.org) for assistance in scheduling Zoom meetings.
  • Livestream worship will continue at 10:30 AM on Sundays. Participants who help lead in the sanctuary will receive more detailed information when they sign up.
  • Food distribution, which happens mainly outdoors, will continue as scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.
  • You can still pick things up or drop things off, but please call first so Tamara knows to expect you.
  • We will continue to follow state guidelines and re-open for small groups as soon as possible.

Because we know so many of you are missing the opportunity to worship together in our space, we have also decided to open the sanctuary by appointment to individuals or households who wish to come and pray quietly during the day. Our building use guidelines (don’t come if you aren’t feeling well, wear a mask at all times, etc…) still apply. Contact Tamara to schedule a time. Currently the timeslots are available during office hours. 

Sunday Schedule

E-mail secretary@popportage.org for links and information.

10:30 AM - Worship Live Stream on our YouTube Channel 
-  Video will begin at 10:20 AM with some announcement slides and audio will begin at 10:25 AM to allow time for everyone to find the live feed and adjust their audio settings for worship.

11:45 AM - Zoom Fellowship Hour (RESUMES JAN. 31)

Budget Hearings 

Noon on Sunday, Jan. 10 and 17
See the Peace Proclamations for Zoom information.

Annual Meeting

Noon on Sunday, Jan 24
Contact Pastor Rachel or Tamara for more information.

Digital Connection Opportunities 

Zoom Pastor’s Bible Study – Wednesdays at 11 AM

How do I reach out if I need help?
If you need help getting groceries, prescriptions, or other supplies or would like to have a Wilderness Worship box delivered, you can contact Volunteer Coordinator Mike Whately directly at volunteer@popportage.org or by calling his cell.

If you need financial assistance or meal delivery, contact Pastor Rachel directly. Her number is in the directory. You can also reach out by e-mail pastorrachel@popportage.org

How do I reach out if I want to offer help?
Contact Volunteer Coordinator Mike Whately directly and he will connect you with people in need.

If you would like to make a financial donation and aren’t sure how to navigate online giving or have questions about making a donation to a specific fund (like the Good Samaritan Fund), contact Bookkeeper Sarah Maurer directly at bookkeeper@popportage.orgor by calling her cell.

Connect Online

Website: www.popportage.org

Prince of Peace YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/princeofpeacelutheranchurchportageMI

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/popportage
-          If you have a Facebook profile, be sure to like our page to get notifications about updates!

Following Jesus’ command to love our neighbors, we strive to be an open, welcoming place for all people. If you have any questions or if we can serve you and those you love in some way, please fill out our visitor information form by clicking the image above so we can get back to you as soon as possible. 


Watch the February 28th, 2021 Worship Service:
February 28th, 2021 Sunday Worship Bulletin CLICK HERE

If you are watching before 5:00 PM the Monday after the service, you may have to fast forward 15 minutes to get to the start of the service.

All Sunday activities have gone digital until further notice.
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