Peace Lutheran Church Sussex, Wisconsin


Yearly Archives: 2017

Advent and Christmas

November 24, 2017

Midweek Advent services — 2:30 and 6:45 on Wednesdays (Dec 6, 13, 20).  

Lessons and Carols — 7:00 on Friday, Dec 15.  Again at 10:30 on Sunday, Dec 17.  

(On the third Sunday in Advent, only the 7:45 service will offer the Lord’s Supper.)  

Regular Sunday-service times (7:45 and 10:30) on Dec 24 and 31.   

Christmas Eve services at 4:00 and 8:00.  

Christmas Day service at 9:30.  

New Year’s Eve service at 5:00.  

Circumcision and Name of Jesus on January 1 at 9:30.

Thanksgiving Services

November 5, 2017

Divine Service for the national day of Thanksgiving will be held on Wednesday evening (6:45) and Thursday morning (9:30), November 22/23.  Come join us as we hear the story of the ten lepers and “sing my Maker’s praises.”

Africa Week

August 14, 2017

Pr Charles Wokoma, our missionary in west Africa, will be visiting in southeast Wisconsin from August 19-29, 2017.  Pr Wokoma is a professor at the Lutheran seminary there.  His work there is crucial to raising up faithful Lutheran pastors to serve in the congregations of his home-country and to continue mission work there.  Come meet him and hear about the work in west Africa and the importance of our support.  Pastor Wokoma will be at Peace for Divine Service on Wednesday, August 23.  He will join us at the Benders’ parsonage for Bible class on Thursday morning, followed by a potluck picnic.  He will be with us on Sunday, August 27.  Pr Wokoma will give a presentation during Bible class and will be honored during Sunday’s potluck dinner.

If you are unable to attend at these times, take the opportunity to visit at one of the other events:

Pilgrim, West Bend, on Sunday morning, August 20
Our Father’s, Greenfield, Wednesday morning Bible class, August 23
Blessed Savior, New Berlin, Thursday evening service and reception
Trinity, Sheboygan, Friday morning men’s Bible study

Also: services on Monday (Aug 21) at Luther Memorial in Shorewood
and Saturuday (Aug 26) at Mt Zion in Greenfield.


July 14, 2017

The Apostles’ Creed will be the focus of Vacation Bible School the third week of July.   “I believe in God the Father Almighty … and in Jesus Christ His only Son, our Lord … I believe in the Holy Spirit …” takes us to the essentials of the Christian faith and what our gracious God has done for us.  July 17-21 from 9-11am.  Register or get more information by calling the church office at (262) 246-3200.

New CCA Publication

June 18, 2017

Christ for Us is a collection of sermons by Pr. Rolf Preus which clearly show the justification of the sinner for the sake of Jesus’ blood shed on the cross.  These sermons are arranged according to the Small Catechism and are just as appropriate for laymen as for pastors.  The page for the CCA Store has information on how to order a copy of the book.

2017 Symposium

April 16, 2017

The family of Rev. Rolf Preus will be speaking at the June symposium on the Second Article of the Creed, under the theme of “Confessing Christ in a Hostile World.” For more information see the symposium tab of the CCA page.

Holy Week Services

March 25, 2017

Palm Sunday (April 9) — Divine Service at 7:45 and 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday midweek Divine Service at 2:30 and 6:45.

Maundy Thursday (April 13) — service of Corporate Confession and Individual Absolution at 7:00.  Divine Service concludes with the stripping of the altar.

Private prayer vigil — 8 p.m. Thursday until 10 p.m. Friday.

Good Friday (April 14) — tenebrae prayer service (no Communion) at 9:00 a.m.

Good Friday — Divine Service at 1:00 and 7:00.

Easter Vigil — begins Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday (April 16) — Festival Divine Service at 7:45 and 10:30 a.m.




Report on Africa

March 8, 2017

Friday, March 17, at 7:00 after the fish fry, Pastor Bender will give a slide-show presentation on his teaching trip to Africa.  He will report on missionary efforts to Africa, the Lutheran Church of Ghana, the Lutheran Church of Nigeria, the pagan religions of west Africa, African culture, life, cuisine, and much more.  Come hear about the blessings and challenges of mission work in Africa.

Lent Services

February 28, 2017

Ash Wednesday services and midweek Lent services — each Wednesday at 2:30 and 6:45.   The focus this year is “The Lord’s Supper: The Salutary Gift.”  Come and receive the Lord’s gifts for you.


January 23, 2017

Dinner, fun, live auction, silent auction, raffles, door prizes, baked goods, and laughs on a Sunday afternoon.  Fundraiser auction for Peace Academy is February 26.  To make reservations, contact the church office at 262-246-3200.  Deadline for seating is February 12.