We proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.                                          
   Chapel for Peace  A Community of Christ Congregation
 Come worship with us!  |  909 West Battlefield Road  |  Springfield, Missouri 65807  |  417-881-4867
Christ's Mission, Our Mission
Welcome! If you're looking for a church home,
we'd be delighted
to have you worship with us. We're scripture-based, informal, community active, and welcome children. You're invited to any of our services and activities. Learn more by selecting a tab at the top of any page.

Mission Prayer
Ron Harmon
God, where will your spirit lead me today?
Help me be fully awake and ready to respond.
Grant me courage to risk something new
and become a blessing of your love and peace.
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August 31 Deadline to Nominate Celebrate Compassion Awards 
Nominate churches, businesses
or individuals for the 2018
Celebrate Compassion Awards
sponsored by Council of Churches of the Ozarks. ​Nomination form. Awards dinner is September 20, 5:30 p.m., White River Conference Center. Tickets $25 per person. To order contact Michele, 417-862-3586, extension 231, [email protected].​

September 17 Safe to Sleep Volunteer Open House
Pathways United Methodist Church, 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Is it hard for you to volunteer somewhere during the day? Safe to Sleep might be a good fit for you. Volunteers are there from 7 pm - 8 am and typically volunteer two nights a month. Join us at the open house to see what it is all about. ​

Cooling Site and Free Water During Heat Advisories
The Salvation Army will open its air conditioned lobby
and provide free drinking water during heat advisories.
Individuals and families may go to the Salvation Army, 
1701 West Chestnut Expressway during office hours,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Salvation Army also has fans
to give out in cooperation with Westlake Ace Hardware. For more information, call 862-5509 and talk with a case worker to see whether you qualify to receive a fan.                                    Photo: www.acehardware.com


Places to Serve in Your Community
Good causes bring about
positive change. That's what Volunteer Ozarks is all about.
Youth, animals, mentors, seniors, hunger and much more.
Find a cause.
Get connected.
Make an impact.
Photos: United Way of the Ozarks

Worship Themes and Scriptures

See Calendar and Announcements for more activities.

August 19 - Abide in Me. John 6:51–58.
"Those who eat my flesh and drink my
blood abide in me, and I in them. Just
as the living Father sent me, and I live
because of the Father, who whoever
eats me will live because of me."
Photo: Bread and juice representing the body and blood of Christ. Photo by  Jonathunder. GNU Free Documentation License.

August 26 - The Demands of Discipleship. 
John 6:56–69. Because of this many of his
disciples turned back and no longer went
about with him. So Jesus asked the twelve,
"Do you also wish to go away? Simon Peter
answered him, "Lord, to whom can we go?
You have the words of eternal life." Image: 
Jesus Christ 6th-century icon from Saint
Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai. Public


September 2 - Into My Heart. World
Hunger Emphasis. Mark 7:1–8, 14–15,
21–23.  "For it is from within, from the 
human heart, that evil intentions come."
Photo: It is also from the heart that  good
intentions come. A family  at Marine
Corps Base Hawaii carries canned food
donations for the annual nationwide Feds
Feed Families program. Photo by Kristen

September 9 - All Have Worth. Mark 7:24–
37. Jesus said to the Gentile woman, "For
saying that, you may go–the demon has
left your daughter." So she went home,
found the child lying on the bed, and the
demon gone. Image: Gentile woman asks 
Jesus to heal her daughter and compares
herself to a dog. Etching by P. del Po after
Annibale Carracci. Wellcome Images.

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