Small Groups



Meets Thursday mornings from 9:00am to 10:00am in the fellowship hall at church. The group meets from September to May and is led by Diane Ryerson. The group begins with a brisk 15 minute walk that is followed by a yoga DVD and devotion. For more information about the DVD please check out

Young Adults

The group is for members of Peace out of high school through age 50. The group gathers for fellowship. 


Adult Choir

Meets on Wednesday nights at 6:30pm in the sanctuary at church. During the seasons of Advent and Lent the choir meets at an alternative time. New members are always welcome to join. The choir is led by Joe Tangen.

Women's Ministry

The ministry team plans seasonal large group events, which usually meet at the church on a Monday evening. The spring Mother/Daughter/Sister/Friend event meets on a Saturday morning for a brunch. All women of Peace are encouraged to come and bring a friend. The women's ministry is led by Sue CerwinskeDoris Evans, Julie Kingery, Sherry Maakestad, and Lori Whitman.

For more information on events please see Women's Ministry.


Men's Ministry

The ministry team provides a forum for men to work together in service to the congregation and larger Pella community. This is done on a regular basis supporting congregational need, programs such as Habitat for Humanity, and general community service projects. The group is led by Dennis King.

Luther & Lager

A group for all men of Peace that is a time of faith, fellowship, and frosty mugs (frosty mugs not required). The group meets on the 1st Sunday of the month at 5:30pm. The group is led by Pastor Chad Brown.

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AFT (Adult Fellowship Together)

Groups meet to study God's Word, to provide mutual support for each other and for fellowship. The groups vary in size, make-up, and the times they meet. Most of the groups range in size from eight to twelve people and welcome couples or singles of all ages. Most meet one or two times a month in a member's home or attend an event together. For more information about an AFT group, contact Dick Whitaker

Christian Authors Book Club

The group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00pm and is held at the church or a member's home. The group is led by Nancy Kalkwarf.

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Praise Team

The Praise Team leads worship on the third Sunday of each month. The team meets to practice prior to leading worship and is led by Sherry Maakestad. For more information, please contact Sherry or the Peace office.