Peace Lutheran Church Port Byron, IL

News and Events

May 2019 at a Glance

May 5 Church Service 10:15 a.m., Birthday Sunday/quilting after service
May 12 Church Service 10:15 a.m.
May 19 Church Service 10:15 a.m.
May 26 Church Service 10:15 a.m.
May 28 Deadline for newsletter

Food Pantry-Great results in April for donations to Messiah Food Pantry. Keep it up! Thanks for your help!
Book Club- 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21st at Dunkin Donuts in Silvis.  The book is "Refugee" by Alan Gratz .

Choir Practice will be immediately after church services when scheduled.

Birthday Sunday List. The list is on the bulletin board in the narthex. Please consider sharing this opportunitiy to serve your church family.

The Prayer Chain is up and running. To request prayer chain activation please contact Pastor Gwen at 309-523-2296.

Worship Times

Sunday Service:
10:15 AM

Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy

Our new Pastor Gwen H. Sefrhans-Murphy was born in Rockford, IL. She was baptized and confirmed at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Rockford, IL. She graduated from Ripon College, in Ripon, WI, and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She served as Pastor at Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo from Sept. 2010 until Feb. 2017.

She lives in Silvis with her husband Brian Murphy, daughter Lucy, and their two dogs and two cats.

Some of her favorite Bible stories are where God uses unexpected people to bear witness to God and do great things. She loves to read, swim, run and be outside walking the dogs.

Pastor's Contact Info

Phone: 309-523-2295
Email: peacepbpastor